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Sheriff's Office: South Tulsa apartment was used by Mexican drug cartel to traffic heroin

Posted: 3:31 PM, Sep 26, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-26 17:50:32-04
Deputies: Apartment was being used by cartel
Deputies: Apartment was being used by cartel
Deputies: Apartment was being used by cartel
Deputies: Apartment was being used by cartel
Deputies: Apartment was being used by cartel

TULSA -- Two people were arrested Wednesday morning after deputies with the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office said a south Tulsa apartment was being used by a Mexican drug cartel to traffic heroin.

Deputies and investigators with Homeland Security conducted a search at the apartment, which is near 101st and Sheridan.

The heroin found was being distributed in the Tulsa area. Officials said they found 2.6 pounds of heroin, and $3,400 in cash.

The heroin had a street value of $120,000.

Kevin Alonso Rios Casas and Aurelio Gonzalez Romero were arrested at the scene.

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