December 29, 2017




Beacon man arrested for drug possession


FISHKILL – A Beacon man has been arrested on Interstate 84 in the Town of Fishkill on drug charges.

State Police pulled over Darren Atkins, 56, for speeding at noon on Wednesday and a narcotics detection K-9 alerted to the vehicle. A search yielded marijuana and crack-cocaine.  Atkins also displayed signs of drug impairment.

Atkins was charged with felony drug possession, driving while ability impaired by drugs and unlawful possession of marijuana. He was sent to the Dutchess County Jail without bail pending a future court appearance.


Copyright © 2017 Mid-Hudson News Network, a division of Statewide News Network, Inc.
This story may not be reproduced in any form, by any media, without express written consent.
This includes rewriting, broadcasting and/or printing of material from,
by websites, radio and television stations, newspapers or other media



HEAR today's news on, the Hudson Valley's only Internet radio news report.