Officials: Man takes 95 bags of heroin from pants while in police car

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WIVB) — Jamestown police officers and the New York State Division of Parole teamed up Tuesday night and charged a man with possessing 95 bags of heroin.

Officers conducted visits to the homes of parolees in the city. At a residence on McKinley Ave., they say they found Jemarr Smith, 31, smoking marijuana.

After taking the Rochester man into custody, officers say they noticed him take something out of his pants while in their vehicle.

Police say it was heroin — 95 bags of it.

In all, Smith was charged with false personation, unlawful marijuana possession, criminal controlled substance possession and tampering with physical evidence.

He was jailed in Jamestown to await arraignment. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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