$6 million value of heroin found during slight trade stop

Two group were arrested and about $6,000,000 value of heroin was seized after a trade stop in Florence County on Tuesday, according to a news recover from a Florence County Sheriff’s Office.

See a finish news recover below:

SUBJECT:     Ruddy Antonio Iglesia, age 35, of 18 Harbor Terrace Apartments, Perth Amboy, New Jersey was arrested on Mar 29, 2016 by deputies with a Florence County Sheriff’s Office and charged with Trafficking in Cocaine (S.C. Code Ann. 44-53-370).  See FCSO Booking Website for additional information.

SUBJECT:     Franklin Benjamin Lamtigua, age 41, of 566 Groom Street, New Jersey, New Jersey was arrested on Mar 29, 2016 by deputies with a Florence County Sheriff’s Office and charged with Trafficking in Cocaine (S.C. Code Ann. 44-53-370).  See FCSO Booking Website for additional details.

NARRATIVE: Specially lerned ban officers indifferent to a FCSO Criminal Enforcement Unit (CEU) arrested dual suspects and charged them with Trafficking in Cocaine.  At approximately 10:00 AM on Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016 a emissary instituted a trade stop for a relocating defilement in a northbound line of I-95, and after building reasonable guess of ongoing rapist activity, performed agree to hunt a vehicle.  The hunt of a car resulted in a find of 125 pounds (field weight) of powder heroin finished in 50 apart units of approximately 2.2 pounds each. The estimated travel value of this volume of heroin is approximately $6,000,000.00.

Bonds for both Iglesia and Lamtigua were denied by a Florence County Magistrate.  Under South Carolina law, Trafficking in Cocaine is a transgression punishable by a imperative jail tenure of between 25 and 30 years.  The review into this occurrence is ongoing and additional charges are possible.

“This rarely successful and nationally famous Criminal Enforcement Unit continues to make us unapproachable in their relentless office of a rapist element,” Sheriff Kenney Boone stated.  “We will continue to do a partial to stop a upsurge of bootleg drugs into a communities and beyond.”

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