Dutchess County Substitute Teacher Charged With Drug SalesJul 5th, 2013 | By Jay Long | Category: Featured Articles
On Wednesday, July 2, 2013, following an ongoing investigation, the New York State Police Community Narcotics Enforcement Team (CNET) arrested 26 year old Vincent Lynch of Wappinger Falls.
The investigation revealed that Vincent Lynch was involved with the sale of oxycodone pills while working as a substitute teacher at the City of Poughkeepsie High School. These drug sales took place within one thousand feet of the Poughkeepsie High School, during regular school hours.
On July 2, 2013, Lynch was stopped by a State Police patrol from the Wappinger barracks. Lynch was taken into custody on an arrest warrant issued by Dutchess County Court Judge Hon. Peter M. Forman. He was arraigned on 11 felony counts including, 3 counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in or near school grounds, 4 counts of 3rd degree Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance and 4 counts of 3rd degree Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance. Lynch was remanded to the Dutchess County Jail without bail.