Newburgh man sentenced to 5 years for selling fentanyl, soliciting a minor

Malik Ellis was arrested in February after a two-month investigation by the Putnam County Sheriff's Office.

News 12 Staff

Nov 3, 2022, 2:16 AM

Updated 565 days ago

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A Newburgh man will spend five years in state prison for selling fentanyl and soliciting a minor for sex.
Malik Ellis was arrested in February after a two-month investigation by the Putnam County Sheriff's Office.
While awaiting trial, Ellis was arrested again for soliciting a minor to perform an obscene sexual act.
Ellis will be under post-release supervision for two years after he is released.


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