Brett M. Porter, 25, of 610 Emerson St., was arrested Tuesday after city police said he was in possession of heroin.
According to the arrest report, the heroin was in two envelopes in his bedroom and was discovered by parole officers.
He was turned over to police and charged with seventh-degree possession of a controlled substance and violation of parole. He was arrested at the Jefferson County Supreme Court, 317 Washington St. He is to face the charges in City Court.