RED BLUFF, Calif. - Tuesday at 3:45 p.m., the CHP found 488 grams of suspected black tar heroin after an officer performed a traffic stop on a vehicle travelling north on I-5 past Hooker Creek for speeding.
The CHP office says a 17-year-old boy from Albany, OR, drove the vehicle.
The officer suspected the juvevile of criminal activity, and had a K9 unit search the car.
The dog alerted officers to the passenger door.
After searching that area of the car, the suspected heroin was found that has a street value of around $50,000.
The suspect was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and was booked into the Tehama County Juvenile Detention Center.