LEA COUNTY, N.M. - A large amount of heroin is off the streets in Hobbs after a drug bust in Lea County.
The Lea County Drug Task Force got a tip that Ismael Gonzales was trafficking a large amount of heroin around Hobbs.
Officers pulled him over last week and say Gonzales tried to toss out 31 grams of the drug.
He was arrested and charged for trafficking.
The heroin has a street value of $12,000.