By Gina Martinez
FLUSHING -An Elmhurst man was busted last week by narcotics officers while illegally parked in front of a Flushing driveway, police said.
Sheng Lin, 35, was arrested Jan. 12 at 1:45 p.m. when officers found him parked in front of 43-57 Union St. snorting something, according to the criminal complaint filed by the Queens district attorney.
When police approached the vehicle, they saw Lin with a white substance on his face and observed a plastic bag from the front passenger seat floor in plain sight that contained 9,762 Xanax pills and 426 Oxycodone pills, the criminal complaint said. Officers also recovered over $12,000 from the driver’s side door pocket, according to the complaint.
Lin was arrested and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and use of drug paraphernalia, the DA said. Bail was set at $50,000 and he was due in court Jan. 27. Lin faces up to nine years if convicted.