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Police: Port Jeff Station Man Had $5.5K Worth of Heroin in Apartment

Juan Diaz, 21, is arrested Monday afternoon, police say.

73 Ontario Street (Google Maps photo)
73 Ontario Street (Google Maps photo)

A Port Jefferson Station man faces multiple drug-related charges after a search warrant was executed at his home on Ontario Street Monday afternoon, police said.

Officers seized more than 17 grams of heroin with an estimated street value of $5,500 and drug paraphernalia from a basement apartment at 73 Ontario Street at 4:30 p.m, police said. 

Juan Diaz, 21, was arrested and charged with two counts of third degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, as well as seventh degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, second degree criminal use of drug paraphernalia and unlawful possession of marijuana. Diaz was also charged with endangering the welfare of a child for having a 15-year-old person in his apartment, police said. 

Diaz will be held overnight at the Sixth Precinct for arraignment at First District Court in Central Islip Tuesday.  

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SueofSB June 03, 2014 at 12:13 PM
We need to get heroin dealers jailed and off the street, too many addictions. Preventable epidemic.
C O June 03, 2014 at 04:35 PM
How about people just choose not to use heroin....ever. Dealers would be out if Buisness. Yes they are lower then scum but if nobody bought their product they wouldn't be selling it.
Sal Anthony June 04, 2014 at 02:22 AM
Kids will always do drugs when we have mom's out there like dina lohan. She is such a star.

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