Friday, June 8, 2018



Wappinger man charged with drug possession


POUGHKEEPSIE – The Dutchess County Drug Task Force arrested a Wappinger man following an investigation about drug sales between the cities of Beacon and Poughkeepsie.

Investigators took Carl Peon Diaz, 49, into custody in the City of Poughkeepsie and found him in possession of approximately 500 bags of heroin, scales and packaging materials. As a result, he was charged with felony drug possession with intent to sell.

Diaz was sent to the Dutchess County Jail without bail.  Authorities said additional charges may be pending.

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