BARROW COUNTY, Ga - Police charged a Barrow County woman after investigators seized over 5,500 grams of opium from her home.
Police say they were notified by the Department of Homeland Security of a suspicious package being shipped from a location in Laos to an Auburn, Georgia address.
Police say they worked with several other agencies that helped them obtain a search warrant.
Using a controlled delivery method, police say they worked with the U.S. Postal Service to deliver the package to the Auburn address.
After the resident, 38-year-old De Yang, accepted the package, police executed their search warrant and found that she had packaged over 200 individual packets of opium.
The street value of the opium is estimated at nearly $2.2 million.
According to officials, opium is a scheduled one controlled substance in Georgia and is also the primary ingredient in heroin.
Yang is charged with possession of opium, possession of opium with intent to distribute and trafficking in opium.
She is in jail without bond.