November 30, 2017




Brooklyn man arrested on Thruway with two pounds of khat


TOWN OF NEWBURGH – A Brooklyn man is in the Orange County Jail without bail after his arrest Tuesday night while driving on the Thruway in the Town of Newburgh.

State Police said Mansswr Saleh, 40, was found in possession of over two pounds of khat, or cathinone, and 50 cartons of untaxed and unstamped cigarettes.

He was taken into custody and charged with felony criminal possession of a controlled substance, misdemeanor possession or transport or offer for sale of unstamped cigarettes, and vehicle and traffic violations.


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