Houston County Deputies find over 2 pounds of heroin in car

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DOTHAN, Al. (WTVY) — It's the biggest heroin bust in Houston County in decades.

Houston county Sheriff's Deputies pulled over a car on Friday,

Inside, they found more than 2 pounds of heroin.

They arrested Rudyver Garcia from California.

Sheriff Valenza says this is an ongoing investigation but they think Garcia had reason to come to Dothan.

Alabama Drug Enforcement Taskforce Lieutenant Chris Inabinett says,
"That's roughly 10,000 doses that didn't hit the streets of the Wiregrass."

Sheriff Donald Valenza says,
"It's not as prevalent as meth or coke or some of these other drugs but this is the largest I've seen."

Garcia is in the Houston County jail.

His bond is $1.5 million.

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