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Driver Caught With Drugs in Eddy County, New Mexico

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

EDDY COUNTY, N.M. - A driver was busted with drugs in Eddy County.

Authorities pulled over 23-year-old Leonardo Chavez for speeding on Highway 285.

They say a K-9 alerted them after sniffing the car.

Authorities later found one pound of black tar heroin in the rear cargo area of the car.

Chavez was arrested on charges of trafficking a controlled substance.

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