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Tip Leads to Heroin Possession Charge in Farmington Hills

The following information is provided by Farmington Hills Police. Arrests and charges do not indicate a conviction.

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A 26-year-old Farmington Hills man faces a charge of heroin possession after Farmington Hills Police received an anonymous tip that he was carrying the drug as he left his home around 8:30 p.m. on Jan. 20. 

According to police, the tipster described the man's vehicle and direction of travel. Officers stopped his vehicle at Orchard Lake Road and Rocky Crest Street and arrested the man for driving with a suspended license. A search turned up a "lottery fold" containing heroin, as well as syringes. 

A 37-year-old Farmington Hills man faces charges of possessing synthetic narcotics, after police stopped him at 4:14 p.m. on Jan. 20 for driving through a stop sign at St. Francis and Emmett. 

An officer watched as the man's vehicle slid through the intersection, according to police. The driver had no license, and a search uncovered a vial of three pills identified as amphetamines. A checking of the man's background showed three current license suspensions and two warrants. He was released pending a toxicology report. 
Naabt Dotorg January 24, 2014 at 08:30 AM
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