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Local man faces heroin trafficking
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A McMinnville man is among three people arrested as part of an international heroin-trafficking ring busted in Nashville.The local man, Eddie McBride, 43, of McMinnville, allegedly sold 16 grams of heroin to an undercover agent in a parking lot off Lebanon Pike in Nashville. He has been charged along with Leah Wallace, 38, of Old Hickory and alleged cross-border supplier Jose Manuel, 27, of Mexico.The three were busted after an undercover investigation by Metro Nashville Police into a surge in heroin traffic there. The Narcotics Unit reportedly purchased a large amount of drugs from Wallace during the sting and then raided her apartment on Old Hickory Boulevard.