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October 10, 2013

Police Log: Oct. 10, 2013 — Felony arrest


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---- — PLATTSBURGH — A Brooklyn, N.Y., man was arrested on drug charges after police found 112 bags of heroin in his vehicle, police said.

At about 1:55 p.m., Plattsburgh City Police conducted a traffic stop on a 2013 Dodge Avenger on Cornelia Street in the City of Plattsburgh, according to a news release from Plattsburgh City Police.

Ervin Cummings, 48, an occupant of the vehicle, was found with 112 bags of heroin, which has a street value of more than several thousand dollars, police said.

Cummings was arrested by the Adirondack Drug Task Force and was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony, police said.

He was arraigned in Plattsburgh City Court, police said.

Cummings was sent to the Clinton County Jail without bail, according to the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department.

— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg and Contributing Writer Amy Heggen