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Man Nabbed With Drugs During DWI Patrol Stop In Area, Police Say

Padro J. Baez Photo Credit: Montgomery Police Department
Some of the drugs seized during the stop. Photo Credit: Montgomery Police Department

A 42-year-old area man stopped during a DWI patrol was arrested for alleged possession of drugs. 

The stop took place around 7:30 p.m., on Friday, May 15, in Orange County while the town of Montgomery Police was conducting a DWI patrol, said Investigator Stephen Ragni. 

During the stop, Padro J. Baez, of the Village of Maybrook, was arrested after officers allegedly located drugs, Ragni said.

He was charged with:

  • Possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell
  • Criminal possession of a controlled substance
  • Criminal use of drug paraphernalia

Baez was released on an appearance ticket to appear in court at a later date. 

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