Navarro County Sheriff’s deputies made an alarming discovery in Rice on Tuesday, seizing a quarter-million dollars of deadly China White Heroin and a cache of weapons. 

The seizure occurred after a traffic stop of a vehicle at the 243 northbound mile marker of I-45 for an observed traffic violation. During the traffic investigation, narcotics and a loaded pistol were located inside the vehicle. 

The NCSO Narcotics Unit was contacted, and they conducted a follow up investigation at the suspects residence off of FM 1126 near Rice. 

During the course of the investigation, 2 kilos (approximately 5.6 pounds) of China white heroin, additional weapons, ammunition, body armor, and a fuel tank with a false compartment was seized. 

One suspect was arrested and transported to the Justice Center where he was charged with manufacturer/delivery of controlled substance over 400 grams and unlawful carrying of a weapon. 

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