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Police Say Man Had 1,400 Bags Of Heroin Inside Him

 Fernando Estrella
Vermont State Police
Fernando Estrella

A New York City man has pleaded not guilty after Vermont police say they found more than 1,400 bags of heroin inside him.
Vermont State Police say 41-year-old Fernando Estrella of the Bronx was pulled over for a traffic violation early Tuesday in St. Albans. Authorities say a police dog detected drugs but police did not find any in his minivan.

Police got a warrant for a body cavity search and the drugs were recovered at the hospital.

Estrella pleaded not guilty to felony heroin possession, heroin trafficking, heroin importation and violating conditions of his release.

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