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Authorities Seize $30 Million In Heroin In Yonkers, Bronx

State and New York City Police seized 141 pounds of heroin in the Bronx and Yonkers.
State and New York City Police seized 141 pounds of heroin in the Bronx and Yonkers. Photo Credit: Flickr user JLaw45

YONKERS, N.Y. -- Two men were arraigned on drug charges on Sunday after State and New York City authorities seized approximately 141pounds of heroin during a bust in Yonkers and sections of the Bronx, according to LoHud.com.

Ramon Rivas and Jose Rodriguez were both charged with counts of first and third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance after authorities found the heroin, valued at approximately $30 million, spread across three locations, LoHud.com said.

The drugs were found in a Jeep Cherokee, a Bronx apartment and a Yonkers storage facility. It is the third multi-million dollar heroin bust in the area this year, Lohud.com reported.

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