OSP: Two busted for hiding heroin in Valentine baskets

OSP: Two busted for hiding heroin in Valentine baskets
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BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) - Oregon State Police say they have arrested two women from Phoenix after they found 5 pounds of heroin hidden inside Valentine teddy bear baskets.

OSP says that the women were driving on I-84 in Malheur County last Wednesday when they failed to signal lanes changes and were pulled over by a trooper.

During the investigation, OSP says the trooper found the heroin hidden in two gift baskets in the trunk of the car.

Officials estimate that the heroin is worth $200,000.

Sonla Marquez-Lozano, 22, and Yedid Zamudio-Vazquez, 20, were arrested and charged with unlawful possession and distribution of a controlled substance - heroin.

They have been booked into the Malheur County Jail.