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Three Peekskill Women Arrested On Felony Drug Charges

Three women were arrested on felony drug charges Monday morning, according to Peekskill Police.
Three women were arrested on felony drug charges Monday morning, according to Peekskill Police. Photo Credit: Art Cusano

PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Three Peekskill women were facing felony narcotics charges after an early Monday morning raid, according to Peekskill police.

Peekskill police raided a residence on John Street at about 6 a.m. after a four-month joint investigation by the Peekskill Police and the Westchester County Department of Public Safety Narcotics Divisions. The three women arrested were accused of selling crack cocaine on several occasions to an undercover police officer, police said. 

Linda Randolph, 46, was arrested and charged with two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class B felony; two counts of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled Substance, a class B felony; one count of first-degree criminal nuisance, a class E felony; one count of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor; and one count of criminal use drug paraphernalia, a misdemeanor.

Paris Dawson, 18,, was charged with three counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class B felony, and three counts of third-degree criminal sales of a controlled substance, a class B felony.

Naya Austin, 18, was charged with three counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class B felony, and three counts of third-degree criminal sales of a controlled substance, a class B felony

Police recovered a small quantity of crack during the raid Monday morning as well as drug packaging materials and other paraphernalia.

Cenghis Muhammad, 32, of Peekskill, who was in the residence when the warrant was executed, was charged with providing police with a false name, a misdemeanor.

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