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Police: Woman Found With 500+ Bags of Heroin Arrested

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BEAR, Del. (AP)- A Middletown woman has been charged after police say she was caught with over 500 bags of heroin in a cooler.
    
New Castle County police say 32-year-old Samantha Monroe was arrested Tuesday.
    
Officer First Class Tracey Duffy says authorities were conducting a drug sales investigation when officers saw Monroe get into a van with an unidentified man at the Glen Efficiencies & Motel in Bear.
    
Duffy says police stopped the van for traffic violations and a K-9 officer detected narcotics, which an investigation determined belonged to Monroe.
    
Monroe is charged with controlled substance possession in the maximum-quantity category and controlled substance possession with intent to deliver.
    
She was committed to Baylor Women's Correctional Institution after failing to post bail. It wasn't clear if Monroe has an attorney.

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