An accused heroin dealer from Middletown will face charges in Dutchess County, police say.
An investigation by the New York State Police Troop K Violent Gang and Narcotics Enforcement Team (VGNET) revealed that 27-year-old Daquan Charles of Middletown allegedly possessed and sold more than 138 grams of heroin.
New York State Police worked alongside the Dutchess County District Attorney’s Office to obtain a criminal indictment from a grand jury.
New York State Police Troop K Violent Gang and Narcotics Enforcement Team (VGNET) arrested Charles on Tuesday, April 16. He faces the following charges:
- Third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance (five counts), a Class B felony
- Third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell (with a previous conviction), a Class B felony
Charles was arraigned before the Dutchess County Court and remanded to the Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $75,000 cash bail or $100,000 secure bond. He is scheduled to appear in court on a later date.
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