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Hauser woman arrested & nearly 3 pounds of heroin seized in a raid | North Idaho News


Paula L. Riojas

A Hauser woman was arrested Tuesday and close to 3 pounds of heroin was seized in a raid.


Kootenai County Sheriff deputies, in conjunction with Kootenai and Spokane SWAT teams, executed a search warrant on 38-year-old Paula L. Riojas's house.


Law enforcement located and seized 2.75 pounds of heroin, equivalent to a street value of $195,000. Detectives also located three firearms, methamphetamine, prescription pills, a cash counting machine, and several other items associated with the distribution of illegal drugs.


Riojas was arrested for trafficking heroin and unlawful possession of a firearm.

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