KSP busts two men with 33 pounds of heroin worth $1.5 million - WDRB 41 Louisville News

KSP busts two men with 33 pounds of heroin worth $1.5 million

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Courtesy Kentucky State Police Courtesy Kentucky State Police
Courtesy Caldwell County Jail Courtesy Caldwell County Jail

PRINCETON, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky State Police make a major heroin bust in southwest Kentucky. 

Troopers stopped a semi on Interstate 24 near Eddyville for an inspection.  During the stop, police say they found a small amount of heroin on one of the two men in the truck.  A search of the semi turned up 33 pounds of heroin with an estimated street value of $1.5 million. 

29-year-old Roberto Orozco of West Valley, Utah amd 50-year-old Alberto Leal-Martinez of Magna, Utah were arrested and charged with felony aggravated trafficking in heroin. Both men were taken to the Caldwell County Jail. 

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