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Police: 3 Peekskill residents arrested in major drug and gun bust

Police in Peekskill say they have arrested three of their city’s residents on drugs and gun charges.

News 12 Staff

Aug 19, 2022, 10:28 AM

Updated 641 days ago

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Police in Peekskill say they have arrested three of their city’s residents on drugs and gun charges.
Officials say on Wednesday, members of the Peekskill Police Department, Westchester County Department of Public Safety and Putnam County Sheriff's Department executed search warrants on two separate residences in Peekskill and Lake Peekskill in connection with a joint investigation.
The following three individuals were arrested following the searches: Masi Smith, 29, Katherine Chacon, 37, and 25-year-old Shadieq Desland.
Officers recovered two illegally possessed loaded firearms - one of those a revolver reported stolen out of Dutchess County along with 400 grams of cocaine, 187 glassine envelopes of heroin, approximately 8 pounds of marijuana, and over $28,000 in cash.
Smith and Chacon were both arraigned in the City of Peekskill Court. Smith was remanded to the custody of the Westchester County Jail. Chacon was released on her own recognizance. There is no information currently on Desland.


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