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Police find 68 balloons of heroin after crash

May 8, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A man who crashed his truck in Duarte is under arrest after he was allegedly found with 68 balloons of heroin.The San Gabriel Valley Tribune reports that 27-year-old Andrew Lalande fell asleep at the wheel and crashed his truck into a car stopped in front of him Friday.

Authorities reportedly recovered the balloons of heroin near the man's truck, where witnesses say he dropped them after the accident. Officers also found 15 syringes inside the truck.

Lalande was booked on suspicion of possession of drugs for sale, driving under the influence of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.


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