By FOX 40 Staff. A Waverly man arrested on New Year's Eve was in possession of 643 bags of heroin.
Around 7:55 pm on December 31st, Troopers arrested Eric J. Derrig, 33, of Waverly for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle, and a number of other charges following a traffic stop on Route 17 westbound in the Town of Owego.
According to police, Derrig was found to be in possession of 643 bags of heroin, $354 in U.S. Currency and a hypodermic needle during a traffic stop.
Derrig was arraigned in Owego Town Court and remanded to the Tioga County Jail without bail.