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Elko Drug Probe Nets Arrests, One-Quarter Pound Of Heroin

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A month-long investigation into illegal drug trafficking in northeast Nevada has netted a quarter-pound (110 grams) of heroin and at least four arrests in Elko.

Police told the Elko Daily Free Press that sheriff's deputies and detectives from the regional combined narcotics unit executed a search warrant Thursday at a residence near the Lamoille Highway east of downtown.

They confiscated nearly 120 grams of heroin and 21 grams of methamphetamine along with drug paraphernalia and a stolen firearm.

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28-year-old Brianna Highland-Luna of Reno was booked on the most serious charges, including two counts of drug trafficking, three counts of possession with intent to sell a controlled substance, two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and a parole violation.

Her bail was set at $411,280. It's not clear if she has a lawyer.

The other suspects are all from Elko.