Police raid New Windsor motels, make drug, prostitution arrests

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NEW WINDSOR – Armed with five search warrants, police raided rooms at the Windsor Motel and Galaxy Motor Inn in New Windsor on Wednesday following a two-month investigation into complaints of illegal narcotics use and prostitution at both locations.
Three women were arrested for prostitution, two of whom were also charged with misdemeanor drug offenses. A man was arrested and charged with felony drug sales and felony drug possession.
The managers of both motels were also charged with permitting prostitution.
Police said the hope is the investigation and arrests will reduce the criminal activity in and around those motels and improve the quality of life of the area.
New Windsor Town Police were assisted by the New York State Police Community Stabilization Unit, City of Newburgh Police, Town of Mount Hope Police, the Orange County District Attorney’s Office and state Department of Taxation and Finance.