Louisville Metro police seize black tar heroin in drug bust
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of black tar heroin is now off the streets in Louisville.
Louisville Metro police say they caught a suspect transporting 16 pounds of black tar heroin worth about $300,000.
Louisville police say the drugs originated from Mexico, and the last distribution stop was in Louisville.
Officers say the drugs were hidden inside the suspect’s vehicle.
As a result, Ernesto A. Marines, 42, has been arrested.