GREENVILLE, S.C. (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Authorities say a 25-year-old woman from Texas was sentenced to 32 years in prison after police found nearly $7 million in heroin in a hidden compartment under her child’s seat after a South Carolina traffic stop.
Solicitor Walt Wilkins said Victoria Sanchez of Laredo, pleaded guilty in Greenville County on Wednesday to trafficking in heroin and unlawful conduct toward a child.READ MORE: 4 Interceptions Including A Pick 6 Help Deliver 27-17 Victory For Cowboys Over Saints
Wilkins says deputies pulled Sanchez over on Interstate 85 in June 2017 for driving too closely to another car. They asked to search her car after she failed to provide a driver’s license. Sanchez was also evasive and couldn’t give a good answer about how she bought the car the day before in Atlanta.READ MORE: Government Shutdown Averted: US Senate Passes Stopgap Funding Bill
Wilkins said in a statement more than 17 pounds of heroin was found.
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