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Heroin/Fentanyl seized after traffic stop

Man Charged with Possession

DATE OF RELEASE: 3-29-2021

On 03/28/2021, as part of an ongoing investigation into the sales and transport of narcotics and other dangerous drugs in the Plattsburgh area, members of the Plattsburgh Police Narcotics Enforcement Unit, assisted by members of the New York State Police, stopped a vehicle occupied by Jeremy Williams (38) of Colonie NY on Interstate 87, in the vicinity of Exit 35. Police conducted a search of the vehicle, pursuant to a Search Warrant issued by the Clinton County Supreme Court which led to the seizure of 560 individually packaged bags of a Heroin/Fentanyl mixture with an estimated street value in excess of $12,000. Williams was arrested and charged with one count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd degree (Class B Felony). He was arraigned in Plattsburgh City Court on March 29, 2021, and released to the Pre-Trial Release Program.

Submitted by Captain Bradley Kiroy