A 49-year-old man accused of being in possession of tar heroin was arrested Tuesday morning in southeast Portland.
While on patrol duty looking for car thieves, an officer spotted a man described by police as suspicious in the 8300 block of Southeast Brooklyn Street.
Police said the officer spoke with the man and recovered a large amount of tar heroin and cash.
The suspect, identified as Christian Durr, was booked into the Multnomah County Jail.
He faces charges of possession, distribution and manufacture of heroin.
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