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A 23-year-old Norwalk man was arrested Thursday after allegedly attempting to sneak heroin through security at Bob Hope Airport, police said.

Luis Flores was reportedly caught with 4 pounds of suspected “black tar heroin” in his luggage while on his way to catch a departing flight out of the Burbank airport just before 6 a.m., said Burbank Police Lt. Matthew Ferguson.

Flores was arrested on suspicion of transportation of heroin for sale and is being held in lieu of $100,000 bail.


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