Law Enforcement has taken some dangerous narcotics off the street in two separate incidents in Oldham County.
At 4:26 p.m. on Sunday, January the 12th., a trooper with the Texas Department of Public Safety pulled over a grey Nissan Sentra on Interstate 40 in Oldham County for speeding.
The trooper noticed several criminal indicators and was given permission to search the Nissan.
During the search, the trooper found three tightly wrapped bundles of heroin with a street value of $319,000 concealed in the passenger door and a small amount of marijuana in a passenger’s purse.
Both the driver and passenger are facing charges of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of heroin.
In the second incident on January 7th, a trooper in Oldham County stopped a green 2004 Acura for speeding on I-40.
After inconsistencies with both the driver and passenger’s stories, permission was given to search the vehicle.
That is when authorities found two stuffed animals that each had five bundles of methamphetamine inside of them with a street value of $500,000.
The suspects were arrested and are facing charges of possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of meth.