Troopers say a Lyons man tried to get rid of his cocaine stash by jumping into the Erie Canal.

Troopers say a Lyons man tried to get rid of his cocaine stash by jumping into the Erie Canal.

State police say 36-year-old Eddie Murphy of Lyons ran away from them on Wednesday during a traffic stop on Route 31 in Lyons.

Troopers say Murphy then jumped into the Erie Canal.

He was eventually arrested.

Murphy is being held in Wayne County Jail without bail.