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Poughkeepsie man arrested on heroin sales charge

POUGHKEEPSIE – A 38-year-old Poughkeepsie man has been arrested on drug charges after a several month investigation into heroin sales at 31 Conklin Street in the City of Poughkeepsie.

Thomas Moshier, Jr., fled the residence, but was apprehended by members of the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office and Poughkeepsie Town Police.

City Police conducted a no knock search warrant raid at his first floor apartment and recovered over 200 individual bags of suspected heroin, over $500 in cash, scales and other material used for the distribution of narcotics.

A Springfield Arms double barrel shotgun was also seized during the raid.

Moshier was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, a felony, and criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree, a misdemeanor. Police said other charges are pending.


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