Kelso bust finds $250K in heroin; 2 arrested

Joint investigation found 5.5 pounds of heroin

A joint investigation resulted in 2 people being arrested in Kelso, and 5.5 pounds of heroin seized, June 1, 2017 (Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office)
A joint investigation resulted in 2 people being arrested in Kelso, and 5.5 pounds of heroin seized, June 1, 2017 (Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Nearly a quarter-million dollars worth of heroin was seized when 2 people with alleged drug ties to Mexico were arrested in Kelso on June 1.

Fahri Yasser Abdala Rosas and Neftaly Rosas-Guzman were arrested when agents with the Cowlitz Wahkiakum Narcotics Task Force and the Longview Street Crimes searched a home in Kelso.

The warrant at 1636 Minor Road found 5.5 pounds of heroin and 256 grams — about 9 ounces — of meth were seize. Two vehicles and $4751 in cash were also found.

Authorities said the investigation is ongoing and more arrests are expected.