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Two men accused of dealing heroin in Helena

Posted at 6:28 PM, Jul 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-30 23:52:36-04

HELENA – Two men from out of state are accused of dealing heroin in Helena.

Omar Torres of Washington and Edgar Quevedo-Rocha of Oregon appeared before Judge Swingley Monday on charges of criminal distribution of dangerous drugs, a felony.

According to court documents, during a Missouri River Drug Task Force operation on Saturday the two men sold approximately 18 ounces of suspected heroin to a confidential informant.

Later, the two men admitted to law enforcement to selling the heroin.

Judge Swingley set bond for both Torres and Quevedo-Rocha at $40,000.