During the month of December, the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Enforcement Unit made a total of 11 arrests. The Street Crimes Unit made four arrests for criminal possession of a controlled substance, with 3 of those for the possession of heroin and 1 for suboxone.
The unit executed six search warrants; resulting in seven arrests for a variety of narcotics sales and possession charges while also recovering five illegally possessed firearms.
The investigations involved the sale of heroin in the Town of Carmel, the sale of cocaine and marijuana in the Town of Southeast, the sale of prescription medication in the Town of Patterson. The DEA also helped to investigate sales of Cocaine and an illegal marijuana growing operation in the Town of Somers and Town of Kent.
The unit also investigated a person selling marijuana and had an illegal indoor marijuana grow operation in the Village of Brewster