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Warrant searches in Newburgh yield eight arrests, a lot of drugs

NEWBURGH – Eight suspects were arrested in three warrant searches at three locations in Newburgh.

Police raided a residence at 14 Galloway Avenue at 6 a.m. on February 7 following an investigation into narcotics sales there. Seized in the operation were 1,110 glassine envelopes of heroin, 2.1 grams of marijuana and $2,491 in cash.

Naquan Gayle, 30, a Newburgh city resident, was arrested and charged with two felony counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Also on Wednesday, three people were arrested after Newburgh City Police executed a search warrant at 29 West Street.

Officers recovered some 36.5 grams of cocaine, 7.2 grams of heroin, two grams of marijuana and drug packaging materials.

As a result of the investigation, police arrested Eleseo Santana-Garcia, 30, Emerson Servellon-Lazo, 31, and Desiree Caballero, 33, all of Newburgh. They were all charged with four counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance and one misdemeanor count of criminally using drug paraphernalia.

The third raid happened Thursday morning as Newburgh City and New Windsor Town Police conducted a warrant search at 70 Grove Street, recovering drugs and arresting a Newburgh man.

Police had been investigating the reported sale of drugs from that location. The raid netted approximately 104 grams of cocaine, 2.5 grams of marijuana, and drug packaging materials.

Officers arrested resident Joel Alvarez, 28, who was charged with two felony counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, one misdemeanor count of criminally using drug paraphernalia, and endangering the welfare of a child.

 


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