Historical drug bust in Rusk County Texas

RUSK COUNTY, TX (KSLA) - It's being called a historic Heroin bust.

The Rusk County Sheriff's Office seized almost $50,000 dollars worth of heroin.

In addition to the Heroin, the narcotics division also found $5000 dollars worth of Cocaine, firearms, stolen property, and $8000 dollars in cash.

A 53 year-old man was arrested in the bust.

Rusk County Sheriff Danny Pirtle said that this could possibly be the biggest Heroin bust in recent Rusk County history.

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