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643 Bags of Heroin Found in Traffic Stop

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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.