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- 2/16/2024 - Sap Happy Maple Weekend Returns to Bowdoin Park March 21-24
“Maple Weekend is a truly a unique experience,” said County Executive Sue Serino. “Residents of all ages can come out to sample our house-made maple syrup, learn the history of the syrup-making process, and be our judges for the second annual Best Pancake Competition! I am grateful to our Parks team for creating this fun collaboration with fellow County departments and community businesses.” Read more...
- 2/15/2024 - MRC to Host Popular Women’s Safety Awareness Night March 19th
County Executive Sue Serino said, “This is an important opportunity to empower women and girls to take ownership of their safety and well-being. I am grateful to the Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department and our own Medical Reserve Corps for continuing to offer such important trainings for Dutchess County residents, and for all they do to keep our community safe.” Read more...
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- 2/21/2024 - Drug Task Force – Multiple Search Warrants and Arrests of Fentanyl and Dangerous Drug Dealers
The Dutchess County District Attorney’s Office Drug Task Force reports executing search warrants this week resulting in multiple arrests and the seizure of narcotics in the City of Poughkeepsie.
The Drug Task Force continues to conduct ongoing investigations into the sale of dangerous narcotics including fentanyl being sold in Dutchess County. The following search warrants and arrests were made by the Drug Task Force:
On 02/20/24 Agents of the District Attorney’s Office Drug Task Force executed a search warrant with the Dutchess County Emergency Services Unit at 559 Main Street in the City of Poughkeepsie after receiving complaints of narcotics sales being conducting in that area. Jeremeal Robinson, age 32, was taken into custody at the time of the search warrant being executed and charged with Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, a Class B Felony. Mr. Robinson was later arraigned in the City of Poughkeepsie Court and released to the supervision of Dutchess County Probation.
On 02/21/24 Agents of the District Attorney’s Office Drug Task Force executed a search warrant with the Dutchess County Emergency Services Unit and the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department NRU at 48 Harrison Street in the City of Poughkeepsie. Joseph Anderson, age 20, was taken into custody at the time of the search warrant and charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree with the Intent to Sell and Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance (Fentanyl) in the Third Degree, both Class B Felonies. Mr. Anderson was previously arrested by Drug Task Force Agents in January on similar charges and those charges are currently pending. Mr. Anderson is being held at the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department pending his arraignment later today.
If anyone has information regarding this case or about any other individuals selling drugs in Dutchess County, you are urged to contact the Drug Task Force confidential tip line at 845-463-6040 or by sending an email to the following web address: DrugTaskForceTips@gmail.com As with any criminal case, the charges described above are merely an accusation and those individuals named in this release are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Read more...