Warrant search leads to Wappingers Falls gun arrest

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WAPPINGERS FALLS – A warrant search of an apartment at 21 Mill Street in Wappingers Falls led to the arrest of a man on charges of criminal possession of a weapon.       
When State Police and the City of Poughkeepsie Police Neighborhood Recovery Unit raided the apartment, they arrested Savata Monroe, 42, and seized two loaded handguns – a revolver and a semi-automatic pistol.
Monroe was charged with two counts of felony criminal possession of a weapon and placed in the Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $75,000 cash bail or $150,000 bond.
The investigation is continuing.