HARRISBURG, Pa. — Harrisburg Police pulled over a driver for a traffic violation and discovered 70 bags of heroin, according to reports.
The driver, identified as Maritza Hernandez-Vazquez, was pulled over on Interstate 83 South for a traffic violation near the city at 7:03 p.m. on June 21, police say.
A search of the vehicle was conducted and Harrisburg police allegedly located a loaded semi automatic handgun alongside the 70 bags of suspected heroin.
Hernandez-Vazquez was charged with possession with intent to distribute as well as possessing a firearm without a concealed carry permit.
The passenger, Jesus Santos-Rodriguez, was also arrested and charged for drug paraphernalia and false identification to law enforcement, according to police.