The Dutchess County Drug Task Force reports a significant spike in overdoses in the Dutchess County area over this past weekend. In response, Drug Task Force agents were deployed into specific areas of Poughkeepsie on 07/24/23 resulting in two Fentanyl dealers operating in different locations being apprehended. The following individuals who were operating independently of one another are identified as;
Timothy Robinson of Poughkeepsie, age 59, was arrested and charged with Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance with intent to sell 3rd degree. Mr. Robinson was selling Fentanyl in the area of Main Street and Rose Street in the City of Poughkeepsie. Mr. Robinson was arraigned in the City of Poughkeepsie Court and remanded to DCJ without bail. Additional charges are pending.
Shaje Wilcox of Poughkeepsie, age 31, was arrested and charged with Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree. Ms. Wilcox was selling Fentanyl in the lower Main Street areas near Waryas Park in the City of Poughkeepsie. Ms. Wilcox was arraigned in the City of Poughkeepsie Court and ordered to appear back in court in early August. Additional charges are pending.
The Dutchess County Drug Task Force will continue to aggressively investigate and arrest drug dealers who sell poison in Dutchess County.
If anyone has information regarding theses 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.