Man arrested after 200+ bags of heroin seized in drug bust

November 29, 2017 01:46 PM

SCHAGHTICOKE - A three-week investigation in the town of Schaghticoke ends with hundreds of bags of heroin and an arrest of a 39-year-old man.

Police executed a search warrant at 311 Seminole Street and arrested Duane Miles.

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He is charged with criminal possession of controlled substance.

Police say they found 214 bags of heroin mixed with fentanyl.

Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic narcotic that is used to treat pain and in recent years has been mixed with heroin, causing several heroin overdoses.


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