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Search Warrant Leads to Seizure of Cocaine and Cash in the Town of Wappinger

Published: 5/11/2023

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Detective Sergeant Adam D. Harris, Drug Task Force Coordinator

The Dutchess County Drug Task Force reports the arrest of ANTHONY J. GONZALES, age 34 of the Town of Wappinger for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree with Intent to Sell.

Anthony J. Gonzales
Anthony J. Gonzales

The Dutchess County Drug Task Force conducted an investigation into cocaine sales in the Town of Wappinger, Town of East Fishkill and surrounding areas. As a result of this investigation a search warrant was executed on 05/11/23 at a residence on Route 376 in the Town of Wappinger by the Dutchess County Drug Task Force and the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Services Unit. Anthony J. Gonzales was taken into custody and Task Force Agents seized a large quantity of cocaine and U.S. Currency from his residence.

The Dutchess County Drug Task Force encourages the public to contact the Drug Tip Line or call 845-463-6040 and provide information on this case or other drug dealers in your neighborhoods and communities throughout Dutchess County.

The Drug Task Force’s core mission is to do everything possible to prevent overdose deaths in Dutchess County by proactive law enforcement activities focused on drug dealers providing poison to vulnerable community members.

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