Police: Man Brought Heroin By Bus

Police: Man Brought

Heroin To City By Bus

Michael Young
Michael Young

ONEONTA – Police arrested a New York City man for allegedly bringing 149 bags of heroin into Oneonta by commercial bus.

Michael J. Young, 32, New York City, was arrested Sunday at the bus station on Market Street after Oneonta police received information regarding a possible delivery of illegal drugs into the City of Oneonta.

“We got a description and posted officers at the Trailways bus station,” said Lt. Douglas Brenner.  “We recognized him as soon as he got off.”

Young was arrested with 149 bags of heroin with a street value of $4,500, $123 in cash and a small quantity of marijuana.  He was charged with the class B felony of Criminal possession of a controlled substance in the 3rd degree and the violation of Unlawful possession of marijuana.

If convicted, he faces 25 years incarceration.


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