Chad W. Whitford, 33, of 22677 Lewis St., Apt. 39, was charged Thursday by city police with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.
Police said they discovered that he had 50 envelopes of heroin on him when he was stopped on Gaffney Drive. The heroin has a street value of about $1,250, they said.
He was held at the Metro-Jefferson Public safety Building pending arraignment.