Truck Driver Facing Heroin Charges


LASALLE – A traffic stop for a moving violation on a semi-tractor trailer on Wednesday evening led to the discovery of heroin and the arrest of the driver. The Illinois State Police say they stopped a southbound truck on I-39 just past the I-80 Interchange for a moving violation and during the search, they discovered 3.7 pounds of purported heroin. The driver, 50-year-old Oscar Humberto Cruz of Tuscon, Arizona, was charged with felony possession and taken to the LaSalle County Jail. His bond has yet to be set.