Traffic stop yields over $150k in heroin


The routine traffic stop of a northbound pickup truck on the IH-35 access road at Cotulla on Monday evening, May 7, resulted in an arrest and the seizure of a heroin cargo.

Identified as 38-yearold Rogelio Ramirez of McAllen, the driver of the Ford F-250 had been stopped near a highwayside travel center by La Salle County sheriff’s deputies for a traffic violation shortly after 7 p.m. Monday when he was found in possession of the narcotics.


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