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Nevada Highway Patrol finds 6 lbs. of heroin during DUI stop

Posted at 7:13 AM, Jul 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-24 12:12:28-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — New this morning, Nevada Highway Patrol troopers found 6 pounds of heroin when they stopped someone for a suspected DUI last night.

NHP tweeted out the photo overnight.

Impairment has been a big issue on our roads this year.

According to the latest stats from the Nevada Department of Public Safety, it's one of the top causes of deadly crashes in the valley.

So far, the state has seen more than 130 deadly crashes in 2020.