Man caught with substantial amount of meth and heroin in York County sentenced to probation

YORK – Isaac Z. Franco, 43, of Las Vegas, Nevada, has been given probation in a case involving one count of possession of a controlled substance after he was caught by York County Sheriff’s deputies with methamphetamine, heroin and Carisoprodol while in York County.

His sentencing was held this week in York County District Court.

The case began in the middle of the night when a deputy with the York County Sheriff’s Department stopped Franco’s vehicle on Interstate 80, three miles east of the York exist. The vehicle, according to court documents, was stopped because of speeding.

Franco was the driver of the vehicle.

The deputy noted inconsistencies between Franco’s depiction of his travels and the details provided by his passenger, Kimberly Hansen.

The deputy had dispatch run a check on Franco and it was discovered he had a suspended license, along with a criminal history “involving dangerous drugs and assault,” court documents indicate.

York County Sheriff K-9 Justice was deployed around the vehicle and alerted to the presence of narcotics.

During a search of the vehicle, the deputies found 16 Carisoprodol “Soma” pills; 6.1 grams of methamphetamine; 5.9 grams of a dark brown sticky substance with a vinegar-like aroma believed to be heroin which field tested positive as such; one clear glass pipe containing a white crystal substance; two bongs containing heroin residue.

Deputies say both Franco and Hansen admitted to knowing about the illegal narcotics.

This week, in York County District Court, he was sentenced to three years of traditional probation. He was also sentenced to 86 days in York County Jail, in the future, which can be waived if he is found to be in compliance with the terms of his probation.

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