Two Ulster County residents busted on felony narcotics charges


KINGSTON – Two Ulster
County residents, who were on law enforcement’s radar for the last
six months concerning drug sales in the Esopus area have been arrested.

John Jernigan, 41, and Melissa Jansen, 50, formerly of Ulster Park and
now living in Saugerties, were both arrested by the URGENT Task Force
following their indictment by an Ulster County grand jury. They were each
charged with felonies of criminal possession and sale of a controlled
substance and conspiracy.

Both were held in the Ulster County Jail pending future court appearances.