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Fentanyl and Crack Dealer Arrested by the Drug Task Force

Published: 2/16/2023

For More Information Contact:

Drug Task Force Coordinator
Detective Sergeant Adam D. Harris

Jerod F. Willis
Jerod F. Willis

The Dutchess County Drug Task Force reports the arrest of Jerod F. Willis of the City of Poughkeepsie for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree with intent to sell, a class B Felony. Mr. Willis was arraigned in the City of Poughkeepsie Court and remanded to Jail with no bail.

On 02/16/23 Task Force Agents took Mr. Willis into custody before executing a search warrant at his residence on South Cherry Street in the City of Poughkeepsie. Mr. Willis was in possession of a significant quantity of narcotics at the time of his arrest. The search warrant was executed by members of the Drug Task Force, and the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office K-9 and Emergency Service Units.

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:

As with any criminal case, the charge described above is merely an accusation and Mr. Willis is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.