West Lafayette police make largest heroin seizure in years

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WEST LAFAYETTE, IND. — West Lafayette police arrest two suspected drug dealers and remove around $3,000 of heroin from the streets during a Sunday traffic stop.

According to a news release from the agency, officers from Lafayette and West Lafayette arrested Tawanah Price and Ryan Jeffers, both 29.

Officers arrested Price, charging her with dealing in a narcotic drug. Jeffers was also arrested for conspiracy to deal in a narcotic drug.

Officers, with assistance from police K9, confiscated 75 individual baggies of heroin each with an approximate street value of $40 dollars.

They also located more than $1,100 in cash inside the vehicle.

Both Price and Jeffers are currently housed at the Tippecanoe County Jail.

The West Lafayette police say the joint effort resulted in the largest heroin bust in the past 15 years.