Two people were arrested Friday near Easton for heroin possession according to the Franklin County Sheriffs Department.

Detectives seized 2,150 grams of heroin from the floorboard of a car next to two children in the backseat driven by 30-year-old Benjamin Marentes-Rincon and 24-year-old Emily Thomas

The street value of the heroin is said to be around $400,000.

Rincon has both been deported on two occasions and is in the United States illegally.

They face possession charges and trafficking charges are expected.



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