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Happy Halloween everyone. Sunny skies for today with highs again in the low and mid 70's. High pressure will allow things to cool down quickly for trick or treaters. Temps tonight fall to the low and mid 40's. Sunny skies all weekend. Saturday and Sunday peak in the low and mid 60's.
Deputies: Car stopped on I-10 in Beaumont had quarter of a million dollars worth of heroin in it
KFDM News - A man who said he'd been visiting an 86-year-old friend at Texas Children's Hospital didn't do himself any favors with that statement to a deputy.
They stopped his car on I-10 near Ford Park on Monday for a traffic violation. Then, investigators say, they they discovered more than six pounds of heroin -- worth about a quarter of a million dollars.
Deputies say they found the drugs after asking the man about his travel. Investigators say he told them that he was returning to Virginia after visiting his 86-year-old friend at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston.
Deputies say the driver appeared nervous and allowed them to search his car. That's when, they say, they found the heroin in a satchel in the back seat.