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PCSD: Traffic stops leads to narcotic seizure

Posted at 5:47 PM, Dec 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-06 19:47:34-05

TUCSON, Ariz. — Pima County Sheriff's deputies conducted a traffic stop that lead to a narcotic seizure Friday.

PCSD said deputies stopped 38-year-old Leonardo Lopez-Vicarra in a passenger vehicle near the intersection of Fort Lowell Road and Stone Avenue around 1 p.m.

Deputies said a K9 detected a scent where deputies found four burrito shaped packages containing five pounds of heroin.

PCSD said the drugs are estimated at $50,000.

Lopez-Vicarra was arrested and facing charges for possession of a narcotic drug for sale and possession of drug paraphernalia

Lopez-Vicarra was booked into Pima County Adult Detention Complex.