Heroin found in Quincy home

63-year-old Baleria Stokes

A Quincy woman is behind bars facing heroin charges.

63-year-old Baleria Stokes was arrested Friday afternoon after a search warrant revealed heroin packaged for sale at her N. 6th Street residence.

Agents from the West Central Illinois Task Force also discovered illegal prescription medication and drug paraphernalia.

She faces charges of Unlawful Delivery of Heroin and Unlawful possession of Heroin with intent to deliver.

Stokes is lodged in the Adams County Jail.