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Sheriff's office seizes $750,000 worth of heroin in north Columbus

During the stop, they discovered 4,500 grams of heroin, with the street value of $750,000.
Franklin County Sheriff's Office

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office said they have seized more than $750,000 worth of heroin in north Columbus.

According to the sheriff's office, they received information that narcotics originating from Mexico would be delivered to Franklin County via a drug courier.

On October 16, detectives identified the suspected courier and conducted a traffic stop.

During the stop, they discovered 4,500 grams of heroin, with the street value of $750,000.

Twenty-seven-year-old Elizabeth Betancourt was arrested and charged with possession of heroin.

Trafficking charges are also expected to be filed.