NYSP Arrest Man For Having 490 Bags of Heroin

By Joe Gullo

Published 05/13 2014 01:49PM

Updated 05/13 2014 01:55PM

Credit: New York State Police
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. - A Schuyler Falls man was arrested Monday for having 490 bags of heroin in his possession. 

New York State Police say 33-year-old Qaiyum Pretty, aka "Q", during a traffic stop on North Catherine Street in Plattsburgh. A U.S. Border Patrol K-9 alerted law enforcement to the heroin in the vehicle. 

Pretty is charged with 3rd degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. He was arraigned and was remanded to the Clinton County Jail on $25,000 cash bail or $50,000 bond. 

Pretty is due back in court Wednesday morning.

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