A 63-year-old Langley woman was arrested in Modesto, Cali. allegedly carrying $2 million worth of heroin in her vehicle.
Kathleen Landry is behind bars, arrested for possession of a controlled substance for sales and transportation of a controlled substance.
According to the Modesto Police Department, a patrol officer and his canine partner assisted in the recovery of the large amount of heroin during a traffic stop on Highway 99 on Tuesday afternoon.
Officers stopped a Nissan Titan travelling north on Highway 99 for a traffic violation. During the stop, K-9 Cash was deployed and alerted his handler to possible drugs in the vehicle.
Patrol officers, with the assistance of the Modesto Narcotics Enforcement Team (MNET), obtained a search warrant for the truck. During the search, officers recovered 38 kilos of heroin with an estimated street value of over $2 million, said Modesto Police.
The driver, said to be Landry, was taken to jail.