State police: 14 arrested in Hudson Valley drug bust following 2-month investigation

Law enforcement officers say they successfully seized a cache of illicit substances including cocaine, cannabis, fentanyl pills and illegal firearms during the coordinated operation.

News 12 Staff

Dec 11, 2023, 5:16 PM

Updated 216 days ago

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A comprehensive drug investigation by the State Police Narcotics Enforcement Team has culminated in the arrest of 14 individuals from the Hudson Valley.
Last Thursday, authorities executed 11 search warrants spanning locations in the Bronx and Orange County following a two-month probe.
Law enforcement officers say they successfully seized a cache of illicit substances including cocaine, cannabis, fentanyl pills and illegal firearms during the coordinated operation.
The individuals taken into custody are from the towns of Chester, Warwick and Mamakating. As the investigation remains ongoing, authorities anticipate further charges and additional arrests in connection with this case.
Facing the most serious charges are James Baltimore, 36, from Chester; Antonio Bucci, 28, from Chester; Tyler Zaborski, 26, from the Bronx; and Lester Zaborski Jr., 50, from the Bronx. They include criminal possession of a weapon, criminal possession of a controlled substance, and conspiracy. All four were arraigned and remanded to Orange County Jail.
The defendants, who were released without bail, face varying charges including criminal sale of a controlled substance and conspiracy.


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