Oklahoma Co. Deputies Find 6 Pounds Of Heroin During Traffic Stop

Tuesday, March 25th 2014, 11:18 am
By: News 9

Oklahoma County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man after they stopped his car and found six pounds of heroin inside.

According to Sheriff's office, at about 8 p.m. Monday, a deputy stopped a car that was making an illegal lane change near N. Meridian and Interstate 40.

As the deputy was speaking with the driver, later identified as Jaime Valenzuela-Buelna, K9 deputy Thor signaled that there were drugs inside the vehicle.

Deputies searched the vehicle and found several bundles of black tar heroin, weighing about six pounds with a street value of up to $720,000. They also found nearly $9,000 in cash.

Valenzuela-Buelna was then arrested and booked into the Oklahoma County jail on complaints of aggravated trafficking heroin, and possession of proceeds.