Authorities identify woman accused of carrying nearly 50 pounds of cocaine

Authorities identify woman accused of carrying nearly 50 pounds of cocaine
Pima County Sheriff's Department detectives 49.2 pounds of cocaine from a suitcase and charged Dinorah Aguilazocho Roman with multiple drug-related charges on Wednesday, July 15. (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - The Pima County Sheriff’s Department booked a woman after confiscating more than 49 pounds of cocaine.

Dinorah Aguilazocho Roman is facing charges of unlawful possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics for sale and transportation of narcotics for sale.

Detectives with the Major Investigations Unit had contact with Roman near the 5000 block of 12th Avenue on Wednesday, July 15.

Detectives said they searched Roman’s suitcase and found the cocaine, which is worth about $500,000.

Roman is facing multiple felony charges.

Investigations are still ongoing.

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