Black Tar Heroin Found in Car Battery


PHARR–A Houston man was arrested Thursday by Customs and Border Protection offices after they seized more than $400,000 worth of black tar heroin.

CBP officers found six packages weighing nearly eight pounds of black tar heroin that was concealed within the vehicle’s battery.  CBP seized the heroin, which has an estimated street value of approximately $435,000.

The traveler was turned over to Homeland-Security Investigations (HSI) agents.


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