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LA deputy smuggled heroin inside burrito into courthouse lockup

January 12, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy has been indicted for allegedly smuggling heroin into a courthouse lockup, hidden inside a burrito.

Deputy Henry Marin, 27, surrendered on Wednesday.

He has pleaded not guilty to one count of bringing drugs into a jail and another count of conspiracy to commit a crime.

Marin has been relieved of duty without pay. He was assigned to the Court Services Division at the Airport Branch Courthouses in Los Angeles.

City News Service contributed to this report.