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SANFORD–A 72 year old woman and her daughter were arrested Thursday on numerous drug charges after a search at their Woodland Avenue residence.  According to reports from Sheriff Tracy Carter, 72 year old Helen Hazel Boone and 51 year old Monica Boone were charged with trafficking heroine, felony maintaining a residence for the sale and storage of controlled substances, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.  The elder Boone was jailed on a $106,500 secured bail and Monica Boone was jailed on a $150,000 secured bail.  Sheriff Carter said law enforcement all over the state are worried about the comeback of the less expensive drug that appears to be the drug of choice for young people.  He said locally, this is an issue affecting the entire county.

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