New Jersey man arrested with heroin at Downtown bus station

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A New Jersey man was arrested tonight after police said plainclothes officers watched him leave a backpack with 2,000 stamp bags of heroin in the Downtown Greyhound station.

Rasheed McKenith, 33, of Newark, faces charges of possession and intent to deliver heroin, Lt. Jason Lando from the city's Zone 2 station in the Hill District said in a news release.

He said four officers were conducting surveillance near the bus station about 5:45 p.m. when they saw Mr. McKenith leave the Amtrak station and walk into the bus station "acting in a suspicious manner." Police said they watched Mr. McKenith try to leave the backpack, which contained an estimated $20,000 of heroin, in the bathroom.

They said he had just gotten off of a train that was headed from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh. mobilehome - neigh_city - breaking


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