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Hudson Valley Man Busted With Crack, Fentanyl, Police Say

Port Jervis Police busted an area man for alleged possession of crack and fentanyl.
Port Jervis Police busted an area man for alleged possession of crack and fentanyl. Photo Credit: Port Jervis Police Department

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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