Two arrested in Canyon County with 5-plus pounds of heroin

Two men from Phoenix, Ariz., were arrested in Canyon County on Thursday night and found to be in possession of more than five pounds of black tar heroin, according to a release from U.S. Attorney Wendy Olson’s office.

Rodrigo Ramirez, 22, and Irwin Camacho, 20, were arraigned in federal court and charged with possession with intent to distributed 1000 grams or more of heroin, which carries a minimum prison sentence of ten years.

The Drug Enforcement Administration and the Special Investigations Unit of the Nampa Police Department are still investigating the case.