Heroin seized

State troopers seized over 35 pounds of packaged heroin and arrested a Tucson woman following a traffic stop on Interstate 10 near the Pinal-Pima County line.

MARANA — State troopers seized over 35 pounds of packaged heroin and arrested a Tucson woman following a traffic stop on Interstate 10 near the Pinal-Pima County line.

On Nov. 11 an Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper initiated a traffic stop on a Chevrolet pickup truck westbound on Interstate 10 at milepost 234, near Marana, according to a press release. During the traffic stop, the trooper discovered over 35 pounds of packaged heroin concealed within the pickup.

Sarahi Romero

Sarahi Romero

The driver, 25-year-old Sarahi Romero of Tucson, was arrested on a charge of transportation of narcotic drugs for sale and booked into the Pima County jail.

The estimated street value of the heroin seized is over $400,000.

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