GENESEO – The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Mount Morris resident for allegedly carrying heroin, cocaine and needles on 390.
According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Javier Alvarez, 37, was arrested for two counts of misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree, misdemeanor Criminal Use of Drug Paraphernalia, and misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Hypodermic Needle.
On Oct. 25, Deputy Shawn Whitford stopped a vehicle on 390 for an alleged vehicle and traffic law violation. Following a roadside investigation, a passenger in the car, identified as Alvarez, was found to be in possession of 17 bags of heroin, two bags of cocaine, five hypodermic needles, and a digital scale disguised as a cell phone.
Deputies took Alvarez into custody and transported to Central Booking at the Livingston County Jail for processing and pre-arraignment detention. He was arraigned on October 26th in Geneseo Town Court before Justice Houston. The Judge did remand Alvarez to the custody of the Sheriff on $1,000 cash or $2,000 bond.