TUPPER LAKE — A Waddington, N.Y., man was charged Wednesday with possession of a controlled substance after he was found with heroin following a traffic stop, police said.
At 10:46 p.m., Tupper Lake Police officers stopped a vehicle at the intersection of Mill Street and Lake Street in the Village of Tupper Lake after the car didn’t stop at a stop sign and failed to signal, according to the Tupper Lake Police Department.
Christopher Roberts, 36, was found with 21 bags of heroin, 17 needles and some marijuana, police said.
The heroin has a street value of about $2,000, police said.
He was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony, and possession of a hypodermic instrument, a misdemeanor.
Roberts was arraigned that night in Tupper Lake Village Court and was taken to the Franklin County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash or $20,000 bond.
— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg