Thumann, Lobos Find $6.9 Million in Heroin During Traffic Stop
On Thursday March 2 around noon, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Canine Unit, including Sgt. Randy Thumann and his canine partner Lobos, stopped a Ford F-150 on Interstate 10 at the 658 mile-marker for a traffic violation.
After contact with the driver was made, Thumann observed many indications of drug trafficking and extremely abnormal nervous behavior.
Consent to search the vehicle was given and Thumann removed approximately 35 kilograms of black tar Heroin, with an estimated street value of $6.9 million dollars from inside five large wooden blocks located inside the tool box in the bed of the truck.
The driver, whose name is being withheld due to ongoing investigation, was arrested for felony drug possession.
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