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Pecos Man Arrested, Thousands of Dollars in Heroin Seized

ECTOR COUNTY - A Pecos man is behind bars after being arrested in Ector County.

The Ector County Sheriff's Office pulled over Ruben Barreno Thursday for a traffic violation at Clements and Grant. Authorities found almost 67 grams of heroin and $1,936 in cash.

DPS narcotics officers in Alpine searched Barreno's home in Pecos where and additional 28.4 grams of heroin was found. In total, the heroin has a value of over $19,000.

Barreno was placed under arrest and is facing possible federal charges.

 

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