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Putnam Sheriff Reports On Number Of Gun, Drug Arrests For November

Putnam County Sheriff's Office made nine arrests in November that removed a host of drugs and guns from the streets.
Putnam County Sheriff's Office made nine arrests in November that removed a host of drugs and guns from the streets. Photo Credit: Putnam County Sheriff's Office

Hard work on behalf of the Putnam County Sheriff's Office the county has ended with fewer drugs and guns on the streets.

According to Putnam  County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr., during the month of November, the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Enforcement Unit made a total of nine arrests.

The arrests include: 

  • Four arrests for possession of heroin. 
  • Four arrests resulted in the seizure of 500 Xanax tablets and concentrated cannabis.
  • One arrest that included three search warrants that ended with the seizure of five handguns, one rifle, quantities of cocaine, Xanax, methamphetamine, concentrated cannabis, and several pounds of marijuana, and $85,689 in cash.

Langley said that as with many of these operations, the arrests were made possible with the continued work with multiple agencies, including the DEA, Department of Homeland Security, New York State Police, Westchester County Police Department, City of Peekskill Police Department, Town of Kent Police Department, Town of Carmel Police Department, City of Yonkers Police Department, Town of Yorktown Police Department, City of Poughkeepsie Police Department, the Putnam County District Attorney’s Office and other federal, state and local police agencies.

"The combined efforts of all these agencies are making our communities safer for all our families," Langley added.

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