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$1 million worth of heroin seized during traffic stop

(Hamilton County Sheriff's Office) (Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
(Hamilton County Sheriff's Office) (Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
WHITEWATER TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) -

Two people are in custody after agents found more than six pounds of heroin during a traffic stop.

The men were stopped on I-74 on Thursday by the Regional Enforcement Narcotics Unit (RENU) Highway Interdiction Team.

Agents found 6.6 pounds of heroin, with an estimated street value of $1 million dollars. 

"The significant seizure and arrest of the listed defendants disrupted a large organization distributing Heroin from Chicago to Cincinnati," reads a statement from the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office. 

Cesar Medina and Elfego Velazquez Rosas are being held at the Hamilton County Justice Center.

Bond was set at $2 million.

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