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Albany man sentenced for possession of heroin


ALBANY, N.Y.-- A 22-year-old has been sentenced to prison for the posession of drugs.

Emmanuel Zapata, 22, was sentenced to three years in state prison Monday.

Zapata pleaded guilty to one count of attempted criminal possession of a felony controlled substance on November 19, 2013.

On April 26, 2013, Zapata was pulled over for having a loud exhaust and front tinted windows. Trooper quickly detected a strong odor of marijuana and had a K-9 officer search the vehicle.

After the K-9 officer prompted a search, troopers were able to locate a secret compartment underneath the center console that had over 750 decks of heroin inside.

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