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Traffic stop leads to drug arrest in Post Falls

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POST FALLS, Idaho -

Sheriff's deputies arrested a man for possession of heroin and stolen property early Saturday after deputies pulled him over. The man has been arrested 14 times before and deputies say he's also a suspect in several burglaries in Coeur d'Alene and Hayden.

Just after midnight on Saturday, two Kootenai County deputies pulled over a car near the intersection of N. Highway 41 and E. Seltice Way in Post Falls. The driver, identified as 30-year-old Jay R. Bright was arrested for not having a valid driver's license. 

During a search of Bright's car, the deputies found heroin, scales, packaging materials, paraphernalia, a stolen laptop from a recent Coeur d'Alene burglary and several other possibly stolen items.

Bright was arrested for possession of heroin with intent to deliver, possession of stolen property, and driving on an invalid license.

The sheriff's office reports the investigation i ongoing and additional charges are pending 

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