Police: Penn Yan woman had 27 bags of heroin during investigation

The Penn Yan Police Department reports the arrest of a village resident after an investigation on Main Street.

Police say that it was determined that Sarah L. Clark, 35, of Penn Yan was in possession of 27 bags of heroin, several hypodermic syringes and other drug related items.

While being interviewed, police say that Clark provided a false statement and since she was on parole, was arrested on a warrant.

She was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminally possessing a hypodermic instrument and making a false written statement.

She was remanded to the Yates county Jail and will answer the charges at a later date.