Putnam County Sheriff's Department

Town of Southeast Drug Arrest

Putnam County Sheriff Kevin J. McConville reports the arrest of a Somers, NY, man on narcotics possession charges.

On September 2, 2022, members of the Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Enforcement Unit (NEU) conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle after observing a Vehicle and Traffic Law violation on Route 6 in the Town of Southeast. After further investigation, the driver of the car was found to have a quantity of fentanyl and crack cocaine, both controlled substances.

William E. Felling 3rd, age 40, was charged with (1) one count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree and (1) one count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th Degree. Felling was arraigned by the Honorable Judge Miller, Town of Carmel Court, and was released on his own recognizance, pending a return court date in the Town of Southeast Court on September 15, 2022.

Recipients of this News Release are advised, to the extent that pending criminal matters may be discussed herein, that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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