Police Seize 17 Bags of Heroin, Cash From Plattsburgh Apartment

By Joe Gullo

Published 03/20 2014 10:46AM

Updated 03/20 2014 10:49AM

Cornelius Weston, 23, of Utica, N.Y.
Cornelius Weston, 23, of Utica, N.Y./Credit: Plattsburgh City Police
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. - The Plattsburgh Police Department seized 17 bags of heroin, cash and other evidence from a Plattsburgh apartment Wednesday afternoon. The apartment was located on Cornelia Street. 

Police say they arrested Cornelius Weston, 23, of Utica, N.Y., and charged him with 3rd degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and possession with intent to sell. 

Police were given a tip on Tuesday that heroin was being sold from a residence on Cornelia Street. Cornelia Street was closed while police executed a search warrant at the residence. 

Weston was arraigned in Plattsburgh City Court Thursday morning and was remanded to the Clinton County Jail on $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond. 

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