News Brooklyn man tried to sell undercover cop heroin, police say Jason Perez of Brooklyn is charged with sale and possession of a controlled substance, according to Nassau County Police. Photo Credit: NCPD By Lisa Irizarry email@example.com @lisairiz April 10, 2016 9:06 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A Brooklyn man was charged after an undercover operation in which he tried to sell an undercover detective hundreds of bags of heroin, police said Sunday. Officers from the Nassau-Suffolk Heroin Task Force, after an investigation, arranged a meeting with Jason Perez, 30, of Park Avenue, Brooklyn, to purchase the drug from him, a police news release said. Perez was arrested after he met the undercover detective at a prearranged location in Wantagh and tried to sell him the heroin, police said. Police said Perez had 390 bags of the drug with him. The defendant is charged with criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree and criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, police said. At arraignment Sunday in First District Court in Hempstead, Perez was ordered held on bail set at $50,000 cash or bond. By Lisa Irizarry firstname.lastname@example.org @lisairiz Lisa Irizarry has been a reporter for Newsday since 2014 and writes breaking news stories. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.