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Officials find 10 lbs. of heroin, $127K in cash in Tulsa bust; six arrested

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TULSA, Okla. – Officials now have six people in custody after finding about 10 pounds of heroin, worth about $700,000, in Tulsa.

Authorities said five of the six arrested were illegally in the United States.

Authorities seized about 4.4 kilograms (about 10 pounds) of heroin, more than $127,000 in cash, three vehicles and 27 cell phones Tuesday.

This is part of an ongoing investigation of the distribution of heroin in the Tulsa County area by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) with assistance by the Tulsa Police Department; Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation; Drug Enforcement Administration; and the Broken Arrow Police Department.