Drug, weapon arrest in Poughkeepsie

Poughkeepsie city police

POUGHKEEPSIE – A warrant search at 416 Maple Street in the City of Poughkeepsie today (Tuesday) resulted in the seizure of a loaded 9 mm handgun, ammunition, a quantity of phencyclidine, approximately 25 ounces of marijuana, over $2,100 in cash and other articles used in the distribution of controlled substances.

Authorities arrested Jason Hood, 37, who was charged with criminal possession of a weapon, two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal possession of marijuana, all as felonies.

The search warrant was executed after an investigation into the sale of controlled substances from that location.

The warrant search and investigation were conducted by the Poughkeepsie City Police Department Neighborhood Recovery Unit, Emergency Services Unit, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

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