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Dutchess County Drug Task Force Seizes Large Quantity of Cocaine and Cash

Published: 6/9/2023

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Drug Task Force Coordinator, Detective Sergeant Adam D. Harris

The Dutchess County Drug Task Force reports the arrest of Gregory Jackson, 50 years old, for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 2nd Degree, a class A-II Felony. Gregory Jackson is a Town of Poughkeepsie resident. As with any criminal case, the charges described above is merely an accusation and all parties identified in this press release are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

The Dutchess County Drug Task Force has been actively investigating the sale of cocaine, which is often mixed with Fentanyl, in the Town of Poughkeepsie as well as several other areas in Dutchess County. As a result of that investigation, a search warrant was executed at Mr. Jackson’s residence on 06/09/23 by the Dutchess County Drug Task Force and Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Services Unit. Approximately 6 ounces of cocaine and a significant amount of cash was seized by Drug Task Force Agents at that residence.

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:

The Dutchess County Drug Task Force encourages anyone seeking assistance with drug addiction or treatment to call the Dutchess County HELPLINE at 845-485-9700, or walk into the Stabilization Center at 230 North Road in Poughkeepsie (845) 486-2849. This contact is available 24/7/365 to help you get connected to the services you need. You can also visit Dutchess County Government website at the following web address: