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Man Caught With Large Amounts Of Fentanyl, Cocaine In Beekman, Police Say

State Police busted a New York City man with an alleged large amount of fentanyl and cocaine during a traffic stop in Dutchess County.
State Police busted a New York City man with an alleged large amount of fentanyl and cocaine during a traffic stop in Dutchess County. Photo Credit: New York State Police

A 31-year-old man was busted with an alleged large amount of fentanyl and cocaine during a routine traffic stop in the area by New York State Police.

 Donavan L. Porter, of New York City, was arrested around 2:05 p.m., on Wednesday, April 7, following a stop on Beekman Road in the town of Beekman, said Trooper AJ Hicks.

An investigation during the stop discovered Porter was in possession of approximately 23.1 grams of cocaine, and 44.1 grams of oxycodone, Hicks said.

He was charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance and two counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell. 

Porter was arraigned before the town of East Fishkill Court and released on his own recognizance.

He is scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday, May 5.

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