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Police arrest man with $750K in heroin

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

The NYPD says they made an arrest in Upper Manhattan Saturday night and seized almost 20 pounds of heroin, with a street value estimated at about $750,000.

Authorities say officers on routine patrol in an unmarked car near West 207th Street and Sherman Avenue in the Inwood section around 8:20 p.m. Officers saw a man toss a duffel bag into the trunk of a double-parked car on Sherman Avenue.

The plain clothes officers then approached scene as the man alerted the driver, who fled

Police searched the bag and found 25,000 packets of heroin.

Authorities arrested 26-year-old Joancis Delacruz-Arias of Yonkers, who was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Police are searching for the second suspect and their investigation is ongoing.

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