13.5 pounds of suspected heroin seized during I-70 traffic stop – The Denver Post

By Sydney Isenberg, The Denver Channel

Roughly 13.5 pounds of suspected heroin was seized during a traffic stop on I-70 near the Town of Eagle Wednesday.

Detectives with the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office and the Vail Police Department pulled over a vehicle for following too close. Authorities made contact with the driver, who consented to a search of the vehicle.

The sheriff’s office says the driver quickly admitted that illegal narcotics were hidden inside a child car seat. It’s there where several packages of suspected heroin were discovered.

Detectives located nine neatly wrapped packages, labeled “PEYO,” containing an estimated 13.5 pounds of suspected heroin.

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