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Island County Sheriff's deputies seize 1.5 pounds of heroin

Investigators found 1.5 pounds of tar heroin while serving a search warrant on a Coupeville home.  - Island County Sheriff’s Office photo
Investigators found 1.5 pounds of tar heroin while serving a search warrant on a Coupeville home.
— image credit: Island County Sheriff’s Office photo

Deputies found more than $100,000 worth of tar heroin while searching a rural Coupeville home Wednesday.

A SWAT team from the Island County Sheriff’s Office and officers from the Department of Corrections served a searched warrant on the home off State Highway 20 south of Coupeville.

The resident, Scott Houston, 28, was taken into custody on a $50,000 arrest warrant from a previous heroin-dealing case, according to the Island County Sheriff’s Office.

Investigators searched the home and allegedly recovered 1.5 pounds of heroin, 5 grams of methamphetamine and $4,900 in cash.

Houston is being held without bail on a Department of Corrections detainer and $150,000 bail from the previous heroin case.

 

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