Poughkeepsie man arrested for selling drugs near elementary school

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POUGHKEEPSIE – A Poughkeepsie man
has been remanded to the Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $100,000 cash
bail or $200,000 bond for allegedly selling drugs across the street from
an elementary school.

Police arrested Eric Fox, 25, of 112 Mansion Street following the execution
of a search warrant there. Authorities had conducted a one-month investigation
into heroin sales taking place at that address.

As a result of the raid on Wednesday morning, March 4, police seized 10
grams of unpackaged heroin, enough for 170 glassine envelopes, and packaging
materials.

Fox was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and
criminal sale of a controlled substance on or near a school grounds, both
as felonies.
The investigation is continuing and police said more arrests are pending.

The investigation was conducted by the Dutchess County Drug Task Force
with assistance from City of Poughkeepsie Police.