Opium Bust, Opium Sent from Laos to Fresno

June 17, 2009 9:25:48 PM PDT
Fresno Police have stopped a massive shipment of opium from reaching city streets.Fresno officers, customs and border patrol agents discovered three packages containing six and a half pounds of opium being sent from Laos to two Fresno homes.

Investigators served a search warrant at those homes ... and discovered two people suspected of distributing opium throughout the city and county of Fresno.

46 year old Houa Thoa and 52 year old Mee Lee were arrested for possession of opium for sale, possession of opium and conspiracy to distribute.

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