Traffic Stop Leads to Seizure of Heroin

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BEAVER CROSSING, Neb. -- A traffic stop for speeding on Interstate 80 in Seward County led to one arrest and the seizure of two pounds of heroin.

Just before 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 25, a trooper stopped an eastbound 2007 Dodge Charger for speeding just west of the Beaver Crossing exit on I-80.

The trooper was given consent to search the vehicle. The search led to the seizure of two pounds of heroin. The heroin, concealed under the center console, was contained in three packages and has an estimated street value of $360,000.

The driver and lone occupant of the vehicle, Joe T. Bolanos, 31, King City, Calif., was lodged in the Seward County Jail on possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.