State Police make large drug seizure


Poughkeepsie man arrested on drug charges, State Police make large drug seizure

Community Narcotics Enforcement Team

 Major Mary A. Clark, Detail Commander 


On October 21, 2017, the New York State Police Community Narcotics Enforcement Team (CNET), in conjunction with the Dutchess County District Attorney’s Office, conducted a narcotics investigation which resulted in the arrest of Hughroy E. Thompson, aged 44, of Taylor Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY, for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 1st Degree, a Class A-1 Felony, and Criminal Possession of a Marihuana in the 1st Degree, a Class C Felony.

As a result of the narcotics investigation, State Police made a major drug seizure of approximately 12 kilograms of cocaine and 42 pounds of marihuana. The estimated street value of the illegal drugs is over two million dollars.

Thompson was arraigned before the Town of Fishkill Justice Court and remanded to the Dutchess County Jail with no bail.


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Author: Harlem Valley News