A Port Authority police officer became suspicious when he noticed that a 2004 Lexus had come to an illegal stop on the West 179th Street on-ramp to the George Washington Bridge at about 5:30 p.m. last Friday, cops said.
When asked where they had been, driver Darrell Cooper, 51, nervously replied that he and his two friends had gone to “125th Street and 81st Street, looking for a charger for my cellphone,” the cops added.
And the woman, 18-year-old Myiacha Williams, claimed they’d gone shopping for an hour.
With everyone spinning a different yarn, the officer’s suspicions grew, so he called for backup.
Officers found 1,252 packets of heroin — 713 marked “Block Party” and 539 labeled “Sick Call” — stashed under the driver’s seat, sources said.
Cooper, a Newark resident, was charged with traffic-law infractions and heroin possession.
Pair and Williams, from Henderson, NC, were slapped with drug charges.
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