A Hudson Valley man is accused of driving around the area with over 1,000 bags of heroin.

On Monday, the Village of Liberty Police Department arrested Justin Ellis, 33, of Liberty. Ellis was found to be in possession of approximately 1,030 bags of heroin in a vehicle that he was driving in the Village of Liberty, police say.

Ellis was charged with two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the 3rd degree, felonies and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the 2nd degree, a misdemeanor.

Ellis was arraigned in the Town of Liberty Court and remanded to Sullivan County Jail without bail. Ellis is due to appear in Town of Liberty Court on Wednesday.

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