Police arrested an Indio man Tuesday for possessing heroin for sale.
The Riverside County Sheriffs Department says La Quinta Police Officers stopped Francisco Lopez, 46, along the 78600-block of Avenida La Torres Tuesday afternoon.
Officers say they found half a pound of heroin on Lopez and said he planned to sell it.
Sheriffs deputies obtained a search warrant and say they found more drug paraphernalia inside his car.
Lopez was in jail Wednesday morning held on $50,000 bail and expected in court December 12.
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