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Police find 1,400 bags of heroin at Comfort Inn in Bethlehem Twp.; one in custody

Published On: Dec 07 2012 12:37:31 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 07 2012 05:38:59 PM EST

Police: 1,400 heroin bags found in hotel room


A hotel housekeeper found bags of drugs in a Northampton County hotel, which led police to arrest two men Thursday afternoon.

Police arrested Dominick Laborde, 24, no known address at the Comfort Inn at 3191 Highfield Drive in Bethlehem Twp. around 12:30 p.m.

An arrest warrant has been issued for 30-year-old Maie Ismeal Lee, of Newark, N.J.


When police conducted a search, they found approximately 1,400 bags of heroin, marked 'Gucci' and 'Rolex.'

Both are facing charges of conspiracy, possession of controlled substance with intent to deliver or manufacture, criminal conspiracy and related charges.

Laborde was arraigned and taken to the Northampton County Prison in lieu of $100,000 bail.