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Great Neck man accused of selling heroin

Stephen M. Hanson, 59, of Great Neck, sold

Stephen M. Hanson, 59, of Great Neck, sold 14 glassine envelopes containing what is believed to be heroin at about 6:30 p.m. Aug. 30, detectives from the Narcotics/Vice Squad said in a news release. (Aug. 30, 2013) Credit: NCPD

A Great Neck man has been arrested on charges he sold heroin, Nassau County police said Wednesday.

Stephen M. Hanson, 59, of 15 Canterbury Rd., sold 14 glassine envelopes containing what is believed to be heroin at about 6:30 p.m. Aug. 30, detectives from the Narcotics / Vice Squad said in a news release.

On Tuesday, Hanson was arrested in front of his residence by detectives from the Criminal Intelligence Rapid Response Team, police said.

After obtaining a search warrant, police then found 168 glassine bags "containing a substance believed to be heroin" and $7,649 in cash inside his residence, police said.

Hanson faces four counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal sale of a controlled substance.

He is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday at First District Court in Hempstead.

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