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K9 deputy discovered over 2 pounds of tar heroin during two traffic stops

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BEXAR COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

BEXAR COUNTY – The DEA Task Force (TAG), along with the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office, BCSO Patrol Units, the Schertz Police Department and BCSO K9 Rocket seized over 2 pounds of tar heroin during a two traffic stops on Monday, according to BCSO.



BCSO reported that two vehicles that were traveling in tandem southbound on IH-35 and were stopped by law enforcement.

During the traffic stops, K9 Rocket discovered close to 2.4 pounds of tar heroin which was found inside the trunk of one of the vehicles, stated BCSO.



As a result of the seizure, BCSO announced the arrest of four individuals identified as Fabian Garza, 27, Matthew Belmares, 26, Tricia Tavitas, 29, and Stephen Urriata, 27.

IMAGE | BEXAR COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

IMAGE | BEXAR COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE



IMAGE | BEXAR COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

IMAGE | BEXAR COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

The four suspects were all federally charged with Conspiracy to Distribute 500 grams or more of Heroin in the Western District of Texas, concluded the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office.

Rebekah has lived in Kerrville with her family for 10 years, originally from the Corpus Christi area. She has been a Texas Breaking News editor for over a year and loves bringing the community and it's surrounding areas up-to-date and unbias news.

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