An area has been arrested on numerous alleged drug offenses following a search.
Orange County resident Kareem Valles, age 45, of Port Jervis, was arrested on Tuesday, March 23 for multiple narcotics-related offenses.
While conducting an investigation, Port Jervis Police Department officers determined that Valles was in possession of a significant quantity of crack cocaine and fentanyl, Port Jervis Police Chief William Worden.
During the search, Worden said officers seized 32 grams of crack cocaine, 6 grams of fentanyl, a number of alprazolam tablets, and $1,500 in cash.
Valles was charged with:
- Criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell
- Three counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance
- Criminally using drug paraphernalia
He was arraigned in City Court and remanded to the custody of the Orange County Sheriff’s Office without bail pending further court appearances.
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