Police say drug suspect brought heroin to court

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Posted: Dec 10, 2014 2:16 PM

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man arriving in court to face heroin possession charges ended up making things worse for himself by showing up with hypodermic needles and what authorities believe was a ball of heroin in his pocket.

The Marion County sheriff's office says 23-year-old Michael Durban told deputies he "got mixed up" and forgot to leave the items in his car.

The Statesman Journal reports (http://stjr.nl/1x1Yos5 ) that Durban was arrested on the spot Monday and charged with another count of possessing heroin.

Durban was in the Marion County jail Wednesday. A call to his lawyer wasn't immediately returned.

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Information from: Statesman Journal, http://www.statesmanjournal.com