BENSALEM, PA (CBS News 3) – The Bensalem Township Police Department has seized over $1 million of heroin in 2 separate investigations in Bucks County.
3 Mexican nationals were arrested after investigators from a joint team raided an establishment on the 2600 block of Lincoln Highway on October 27. The members of that team of Bensalem investigators and DEA Task Force seized 2 kilos of raw heroin. The heroin was hidden in a speaker box, according to officials. All 3 men were arraigned and sent to Bucks County Prison.
Emilio Ornelas-Jacobo, Daniel Guillen and Julissa Gonzalez were arrested during that bust and were arraigned. They failed to post bail at 10% of the $1 million and sent to Bucks County Prison.
On October 16, Bensalem Police stopped a car for an equipment violation. During that stop on I-95, officers observed signs of drug trafficking and a trained K-9 investigated the outside of the car.
The police K-9 indicated that there was a scent of drugs and police immediately conducted a search. Those officers seized a kilo of raw heroin and the driver, Julissa Gonzalez, was arrested. Her bail's set at $200,000.