Task Force Officer and his K-9 partner “Spyke” locate Heroin hidden inside chess boards

The Fort Bend County Narcotics Task Force, a multi-agency, multi-jurisdictional drug enforcement group and initiative of the Houston HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area) Initiative, interdicted a substantial amount of heroin attempting to pass through Fort Bend County.

On Wednesday, October 7, one of the interdiction teams conducted a traffic stop on U.S. 59 North, in the Beasley area of Fort Bend County. During the roadside investigation, the Task Force Officer and his K-9 partner “Spyke” located four bundles of heroin concealed inside two chess boards inside the suspect’s vehicle.

The Heroin weighed approximately 11 pounds with a street value of $150,000.

Jenna Beltran, 34, of Sealy, was arrested and booked into the Fort Bend County Jail. Beltran has been charged with Manufacturing/Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a first degree felony charge and Unlawful Use of a Criminal Instrument, a third degree felony charge. Her total bond has been set to $18,000.

“This is great work by the Narcotics Task Force Officer and his K-9 partner,” said Sheriff Troy Nehls. “This shows how crucial the Interdiction Team is to Fort Bend County.”