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Arizona deputies arrest Moncks Corner man in heroin case

HOLBROOK, Ariz. (AP) - Sheriff's deputies in eastern Arizona say they arrested two men after finding a large amount of heroin in their car during a traffic stop on Interstate 40.

Navajo County sheriff's Lt. Randy Moffitt says 22-year-old Charles L. Meyers of Moncks Corner, S.C., and 50-year-old Bronx, N.Y., resident Rene A. Garcia are being held on various drug trafficking charges. Deputies found 4 1/2 pounds of heroin in their Lincoln sedan after stopping it west of Holbrook late last week.

Moffitt says a drug-sniffing dog found the drugs in a backpack in the trunk.

Meyers and Garcia are each being held in the Navajo County jail on $200,000 bond. It wasn't immediately clear if the men had lawyers.

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