VICTORVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Police in California have discovered more than 200 pounds of heroin worth about $11 million in a tractor trailer they pulled over for speeding.
The California Highway Patrol tells KABC-TV (http://bit.ly/2gFEVZp ) the truck was stopped Thursday morning in the high desert city of Victorville, about 80 miles from Los Angeles.
Highway Patrol officers say they became suspicious when the driver began acting nervous.
The CHP says a police dog sniffed out the drugs in the rear of the tractor-trailer rig. The drugs were packed in boxes marked with labels indicating they contained skin-care cream.
Most Read Stories
- Please go fishing, Washington state says after farmed Atlantic salmon escape broken net
- Seattle-based crab boat found on Bering Sea bottom; lost since February with crew of 6
- What caused Seattle-based crab boat to sink with 6 aboard? Coast Guard hoping to find out
- Police: Elderly Seattle brothers spent lifetime collecting sexual images of children, sexually abusing young girls
- Wealthy wife of Treasury secretary gets snarky on Instagram
Authorities believe the truck was headed to Canada.
The driver was arrested for investigation of possession and transportation of narcotics.