Police find 50 bags of heroin in man’s car

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WIVB) — A car with 50 bags of heroin inside was seized after it crashed into a dumpster in Jamestown Wednesday.

Police in Jamestown say the driver crashed into a dumpster after driving erratically through the city. Police were on the scene and arrested the Juan Velasquez for dangerous driving.

Further investigation found five bundles of heroin in the back of the car. Each bundle had 10 bags of heroin inside. Police charged Velasquez further with third degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and vehicle and traffic charges.

Police say Velasquez will be held in jail until he can be arraigned.

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