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Suspected drug traffickers arrested in SV

Posted at 9:26 AM, Jun 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-22 12:27:00-04

Cochise County Sheriff's deputies arrested two suspected drug traffickers in Benson Tuesday.

Deputies arrested Tracy Houlihan, 44, near Interstate 10 and Highway 90 in Benson after finding drug paraphernalia in her vehicle.

Deputies also arrested Joshua Lytle, 28, near South Patagonia Street and West Fourth Street in Benson, finding heroin, meth and a handgun in his vehicle.

After the stops, deputies searched the Quality Inn Hotel in Benson, where they were staying. They found meth and heroin in the room.

Charges for both suspects include possession of drugs, possession of drugs for sale and possession of a firearm during a drug offense.