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City of Poughkeepsie Police Department


NRU Makes Felony Gun and Drug Arrests


On September 21, 2013 members of the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department Neighborhood Recovery Unit, Officers of the midnight tour, and a member of the Dutchess County Sherriffs Office arrested four individuals in the area of 83 Mansion  Street  that were in possession of guns and drugs.  These arrests were the result of a Neighborhood Recovery Unit investigation and the ensuing vehicle traffic stop.  

 

During the arrests, Officers recovered a loaded, Berretta 9mm, semi-automatic handgun that was reported stolen from Winston Salem, North Carolina.  Officers also seized a loaded, Berretta, .25 caliber, semi-automatic handgun.

 

Addtionally, Officers recovered sixty five (65) bags of heroin, approximately five and a half (5.5) grams of cocaine, a digital scale, packaging material, $1700 of United States Currency, and a small quantity of marijuana.      

 

Cherysh R. Slater  (date of birth 5/19/89) of 9 Talmadge Street, was arrested and charged with criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree, a class C felony; two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, each a class B felony; criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth degree, a class E felony; unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation; and several traffic violations.   

 

Jaheem Slater (date of birth 4/21/90) of 33 Virginia Avenue, was arrested and charged with criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree, a class C felony; two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, each a class B felony; criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth degree, a class E felony; and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.

 

Donald Coffer (date of birth 5/6/87) of 134 Innis Avenue, was arrested and charged with criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree, a class C felony; two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, each a class B felony; and criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth degree, a class E felony. 

 

Dominick Coffer (date of birth 7/30/95) of 26 South Drive, Hyde Park, was arrested and charged with two counts of criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree, each a class C felony; two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, each a class B felony; and criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth degree, a class E felony. 

 

All of the arrested subjects were arraigned at City of Poughkeepsie Court and remanded to the Dutchess County Jail. 

 

Community members with information regarding drug dealing or suspicious activity in their neighborhood are encouraged to contact the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department Neighborhood Recovery Unit at 845-451-4060.

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Date: 11:02:25 AM 09/23/2013 CDT

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