2 From Dutchess County Arrested For Selling Drugs to Undercover Ulster Cops
A man and woman from Dutchess County were arrested after they allegedly sold drugs to undercovers cops in Ulster County.
On Tuesday, members of URGENT conducted a “buy/bust” operation in the parking lot of a gas station in the Town of Ulster. Authorities say, 50-year-old Kathleen T. Cullen and Richard Owens, 56, both of Poughkeepsie sold a quantity of hydrocodone tablets to an undercover officer.
Both were charged with 3rd-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, 3rd-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, felonies.
Police say Culled also possessed a small amount of Suboxone not prescribed to her. She was additionally charged with 7th-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor.
Both were arraigned in Ulster Town Court and remanded to the Ulster County Jail in lieu of $20,000 cash bail or $30,000 secured bond, to return at a later time.
URGENT was assisted at the scene by the Town of Ulster Police.
The following agencies have members assigned to URGENT: Ulster County Sheriff's Office, Ulster County District Attorney's Office, Town of Woodstock Police, Town of Lloyd Police, Town of Shandaken Police, Ulster County Probation, Town of Plattekill Police, Town of Marlborough Police, Town of New Paltz Police, Village of Ellenville Police and the United States Department of Homeland Security Investigations.