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2 Truck Drivers Arrested After Million Dollar Heroin Bust in Orange County

Apr 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler joined by Major Patrick Regan of the New York State Police, announced the arrest and arraignment of two men found to be in possession of over 12 kilograms of heroin, having an estimated street value in excess of one million dollars. On April 16, 2014, Enrique B. Mendoza, […]



Drug Sweep Nabs 20 Throughout Orange County

Mar 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler, joined by County Executive Steve Neuhaus, Sheriff Carl Dubois, City of Middletown Mayor Joseph DeStefano, Village of Walden Mayor Brian Maher, Village of Walden Police Chief Jeffrey Holmes and Lieutenant Frank Kealty of the New York State Police Community Narcotics Enforcement Team, in announcing the arrest of 20 […]



Ellenville Bust Yields Cash and Drugs

Mar 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Members of the ULSTER REGIONAL GANG ENFORCEMENT NARCOTICS TEAM (URGENT) report the arrest of two men subsequent to an extensive narcotics trafficking investigation. URGENT received intelligence in regard to Detrell Pittman, AKA “Dirty Bird” or “D”, selling cocaine, crack cocaine and marihuana from 11 Backman Avenue in the Village of Ellenville. Members of URGENT and […]



DA, Sheriff, Police Chiefs, Mayors, State Police Announce Orange County Narcotics Sweep

Feb 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler, joined by Sheriff Carl DuBois, City of Newburgh Mayor Judy Kennedy, City of Newburgh Police Chief Michael Ferrara, City of Middletown Mayor Joseph DeStefano, City of Middletown Police Chief Ramon Bethencourt, City of Port Jervis Mayor Kelly B. Decker, City of Port Jervis Police Chief William Worden, Town […]



Middletown Search Warrant Leads to Drug and Gun Charges

Jan 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

City of Middletown Police Department executed a search warrant on West Prospect Ave. that resulted in the arrest of two Middletown residents on drug and weapons charges. The two subjects were found to be in possession of over 7 grams of crack-cocaine and 66 bags of heroin along with two handguns. Shawn Cornwall, 37, of […]



Fourteen Charged with Heroin Trafficking in Middletown

Nov 19th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York; George Venizelos, the Assistant Director in Charge of the New York Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); Ramon Bethencourt, Jr., the Chief of the City of Middletown Police Department; and Joseph A. D’Amico, the Superintendent of the New York State […]



12 Arrested on Drug Charges in Town of Newburgh Raid

Nov 19th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles

After receiving multiple complaints from neighbors over possible drug activity, the Town of Newburgh Police raided 18 Buckingham Drive just after midnight Saturday, November 16, 2013. The following were charged with 5th degree felony criminal drug possession: Mario Salazar, 19, of Newburgh; Jordan Potter, 18, of Newburgh; Deena Rau, 16, of Newburgh; Henry Ordonez, 19, […]



Monticello Man Charged With Felony Drug Possession After Traffic Stop

Oct 14th, 2013 | By | Category: Police Briefs

Monticello Police arrested Johnnie Wallace Jr. ,30, of Monticello and charged him with felonies for criminal possession of a controlled substance in the 3rd and 4th degrees. He was also charged with unlawful possession of marihuana and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. At 11:20 PM Wednesday October 9,  Monticello police stopped Wallace on St. […]



Fourteen Charged With Heroin and Cocaine Trafficking Across Hudson Valley

Oct 2nd, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

In a joint effort of the FBI, DEA, State Police and local area agencies throughout the Hudson Valley, 14 people have been charged with conspiracies to distribute kilogram quantities of heroin and cocaine in Beacon, the Bronx, the City of Middletown, the City of Newburgh, and New Windsor. U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara stated: “Drug traffickers […]



Walden Traffic Stop Reveals Cache of Drugs

Sep 16th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles

On Sunday September 15, 2013 at 1:00am, Officers Dustin James and Joseph DeAngelis of the Village of Walden Police Department, stopped a 2013 Audi A4 on East Main Street for operating without headlights.  After determining that the operator’s drivers license was suspended, 44 year old  David Reeves of New York City was arrested. During a […]