Cortland Police were trying to find a person wanted by the New York City Police Department when they received a tip that the person may be in a cab.
Officers stopped a taxi at about 11:30 am Tuesday and found 18-year-old Zyhd D. Marks and 22-year-old Leonel A. Evans in the cab with 129 individual packets of heroin and several hypodermic syringes.
Both men were arrested and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminally possessing a hypodermic instrument. Police also confiscated more than $300 in cash.
The men are being held in the Cortland County Correctional Facility on no bail.
The investigation is ongoing.