Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce says a Waterloo man was taken into custody on Tuesday after an investigation into the trafficking of heroin and fentanyl in the area concluded with a traffic stop.
At approximately 2:30 p.m. members of the Narcotics Unit arrested Brian K. McDermott, 34, of Waterloo following an investigation in to the possession and trafficking of Heroin and Fentanyl in Seneca County.
The investigation concluded with a traffic stop on Wagner Street in the Town of Waterloo.
At the time of the traffic stop, investigators seized a quantity of heroin.
McDermott was charged with the following:
– Three counts of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance – Class B felonies;
– Three counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance – Class B felonies;
– One count of first-degree criminal nuisance – a Class E felony;
– Two counts of first-degree unlawfully dealing with a child; and
– One count of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.
McDermott was arraigned at the Town of Varick Court where he was committed to the custody of the Sheriff in lieu of $2,500 cash bail or $5,000 secured bond.
He is scheduled to re-appear in the Town of Varick Court on February 28, 2018 at 6:30 p.m., according to Sheriff Luce.
Child Protective Services was also notified of the incident. Investigators were assisted by members of the Uniformed Road Patrol.