WARREN (WWJ) – Nearly six kilos of heroin are off the streets and a suspected drug trafficker is arrested in St. Clair Shores.
It was a DEA investigation that spanned the country reports WWJ’s Zahra Huber. Federal authorities intercepted a heroin delivery that started in Texas — confiscated 5.6 kilos of heroin — but continued with the “drop” in the city of Warren.READ MORE: Michigan Moves To Fund Mental Health Like Physical Health
Police say undercover agents sold fake heroine to Maria Leyva, a suspected drug mule.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: Impacting Health & Well-Being Across Metro Region
From there, police say Leyva went to a hotel in St. Clair Shores — where she was supposed to meet an intended buyer — who never showed.
Leyva was arrested and taken back to Warren and has been indicted on a charge of possession with intent to deliver.MORE NEWS: Detroit Police Department To Host Drive-Up Candy Stations On Oct. 31 At All Precincts
The case remains open as the authorities continue to investigate.