Police: Traffic Stop in Hudson Valley Leads to Large Heroin Bust
A New York man is in jail without bail after he allegedly bought a large amount of heroin to the Hudson Valley.
On Saturday, New York State Police patrolling State Route 17 in the Town of Wallkill stopped a vehicle traveling westbound for alleged traffic infractions.
During the traffic stop, a passenger in the car was found in possession of a large quantity of raw unpackaged heroin, police say. Angel L. Cruz, 45, of Buffalo, was placed under arrest as a result.
Cruz was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class A2 felony and criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class B felony. He was arraigned in the Town of Wallkill Court and remanded to the Orange County Jail with no bail set.