Friday, March 8, 2019



Town of Poughkeepsie raid results in arrest, drug seizure


TOWN OF POUGHKEEPSIE – The Dutchess County Drug Task Force arrested a local man following execution of a search warrant at 621 Sheafe Road in the Town of Poughkeepsie.

The investigation stemmed from narcotics sales taking place at and around that location.

During the search, police seized seven grams of cocaine, 800 illegally possessed prescription pills, $3,400 in cash, an illegal firearm, packaging materials and scales.

William Valentin, 53, of that address was charged with felony criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell. He was sent to the Dutchess County Jail without bail. Additional charges may be pending.

Poughkeepsie Town Police assisted at the scene.

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