Thousands of dollars of heroin is off the streets in Norwich following a bust by police following a traffic stop at around 5:30 p.m. May 28.

Norwich Police say 51 year old John Zangari and 44 year old Lynn Minck of Norwich are accused of bringing a large quantity of bundled heroin into the city.

Police say they confiscated more than $5,000 worth of the drug following searches of the couple’s vehicle and Fair Street apartment.

Police say they, along with Chenango County Sheriff’s officials, had been investigating drug sale activity in the area for several weeks.

Zangari and Minck are charged with felony criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell and felony criminal nuisance.