Sheriff Reports February Narcotics Arrests

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Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. reports that during February 2021, the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Enforcement Unit made a total of nine arrests.

The PCSO NEU, arrested two subjects in the Town of Southeast for Criminal Possession of a controlled substance in the 7th Degree as they were in possession of what is believed to be Heroin. Another individual received a charge of Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia in the 2nd Degree, while a fourth was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 4th Degree and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree in that they were in possession of what is believed to be counterfeit oxycodone pills containing fentanyl with the intent to sell.

Two subjects were arrested in the Town of Patterson for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th Degree as they were in possession of what is believed to be Cocaine.

Two subjects were arrested in the Town of Carmel during a Joint Investigation with the Town of Carmel Police Department. The subjects, in this case, did sell MDMA and Cocaine and as a result were charged with One Count of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the 2nd Degree, Four Counts of Criminal Possession of a Control Substance in the 3rd Degree and Two Counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree. Additionally, in the Town of Carmel an individual who is on US Probation was charged with Three Counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree and Three Counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree as a result of an investigation into the sales of Cocaine.

As with many of these operations, the PCSO continues to work closely with multiple agencies as in these cases. The joint efforts with US Probation, the FBI, the Town of Carmel Police Department, and the Westchester County Police Department in these cases continue to make our communities safer for all our families.

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Article | by Dr. Radut