A 55-year-old Raleigh woman who was put on probation in August for having heroin with intent to sell it was being held on $2 million bail Monday after police charged she had 84 grams of heroin Sunday morning.
Narcotics investigators arrested Lucille Ottah of 3712 Mackinac Island Lane at a Raceway convenience store at 2708 S. Saunders St., which also serves as a stop for interstate buses.
They charged her with two counts of trafficking in heroin, one for having the drug and one for possessing it. Arrest warrants did not disclose why detectives believed Ottah had been transporting the drug.
Ottah was convicted Aug. 28 of possession of heroin with intent to sell it and was sentenced to a year’s probation, state corrections records show. Raleigh police had arrested her in October 2013 on that charge and one county of maintaining a vehicle or dwelling for keeping and selling drugs.
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A magistrate noted in setting bail that Ottah was on probation connected to a conviction in New York state.
Ottah was due to appear in court on Monday.