Geneva man arrested with 40 bags of heroin in his possession

On Wednesday at 7:57 pm officers with the Geneva Police Department Drug Enforcement Unit arrested the target of a five month investigation into the sale of heroin.

Police say Carlos R. Rodriguez-Ocasio, 45, of Geneva was charged with third-degree criminal posession of a controlled substance — a Class B felony.

Officers say Rodriguez-Ocasio was arrested after an investigation was completed into the sale of heroin in a parking lot at 316 Castle Street. The suspect had been selling heroin in and around the areas of Castle Street in Geneva for a period of time.

At the time of the arrest, officers say Rodriquez-Ocasio was found to be in possession of 40 bags of heroin packaged for sale.

He is being held on $40,000 cash bail or $80,000 secured bond.

His next court appearance will be on January 3rd, 2017. Additional charges are pending, according to police.