Friday, July 14, 2017



Alleged drug dealer arrested following Poughkeepsie warrant search


POUGHKEEPSIE – A City of Poughkeepsie man is in the Dutchess County Jail without bail following the execution of a search warrant at his 153 Thompson Street residence on Wednesday, July 12.

Aldwin Echols, 59, was charged with felony criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell with additional charges possibly added.  The Dutchess County Drug Task Force seized two ounces of cocaine, scales, packaging material and $2,000 in cash.

The warrant search was a result of an investigation into narcotics sales taking place at that location and surrounding area.

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