Police: Man had more than 2 lbs. of heroin in his car

Posted at: 07/18/2013 11:24 AM
Updated at: 07/18/2013 12:42 PM
By: WNYT Staff

Miguel Hemenegildo
Miguel Hemenegildo
Photo: New York State Police

BETHLEHEM – Police say a man had more than two pounds of heroin stashed in his car.

The car was stopped on the Thruway yesterday, after they got an anonymous tip.

Inside, police say 27-year-old Miguel Hemenegildo had the drugs inside a hidden compartment.

Hemenegildo now faces felony drug possession charges, and an additional charge for traffic violations.

He was sent to Albany County Jail.