Police: Drug Dealers From NYC Arrested in Hudson Valley
Two men are in jail without bail after they allegedly came to the Hudson Valley to sell drugs.
On Wednesday, New York State Police from Poughkeepsie arrested 28-year-old Omari F. Laviscount of Queens and 32-year-old Tyrone M. Harper of Brooklyn with two-counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, felonies.
Harper was also charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony, and a violation for unlawful possession of marijuana.
Around 2:15 a.m., troopers conducted a traffic stop of a 2006 Nissan traveling on Route 55 in the town of Lagrange.
While interviewing the driver, police allege a strong odor of marijuana was detected.
A continued investigation discovered approximately 17 grams of crack-cocaine, 209 grams of heroin, 3 grams of marijuana and over $1,800 in U.S. currency, police say.
Laviscount and Harper were arraigned before the town of Lagrange Court and remanded to the Dutchess County Jail without bail.
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