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Drug dealer leaves behind suitcase full of heroin in Manhattan taxi

By Mason White 5:05 PM May 10, 2017
Woman with her suitcase (illustration)
Woman with her suitcase (illustration)
By: Mason White

The driver of a yellow taxi made a shocking discovery after dropping off a passenger, according to police in New York.

The New York Police Department said that they are looking to arrest a man on a charge of drug trafficking after he forgot a suitcase full of heroin in the yellow taxi.

The 63-year-old taxi driver of Manhattan, said that he noticed a black suitcase in the back of his vehicle while driving on 34th Street and 11th Avenue on Thursday around 8:30 p.m.

When he opened the suitcase, he found 8 bricks of heroin, which is worth thousands of dollars. The taxi driver immediately drove to the 10th Precinct Station House in Chelsea, and handed over his find.

Police urged the owner of the heroin to come down to the station and claim his belongings. So far, no arrests have been made.