3 From Orange County Attempted To Sell Heroin Near Child, Police say
Three from Orange County are accused possessing heroin, with the intent to sell, in front of a child.
Recently, members of the Port Jervis Police Department, assisted by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Group and executed a Port Jervis City Court ‘"no-knock" search warrant at an apartment on First Street.
While searching the apartment, detectives allegedly recovered heroin and United States currency. Three residents of the apartment were arrested on the scene.
Shareena Jennings, age 31, and 41-year-old Jason Degroat, both of Port Jervis, were both charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class B felony.
Detectives allege that the heroin was possessed by Jennings and Degroat with the intent to sell.
Joanne Roesch, 39, of Port Jervis was charged with first-degree criminal nuisance, a class E felony, and endangering the welfare of a child, a class A misdemeanor.
Roesch is accused of allowing Jennings and Degroat to sell heroin from her home.
All three were arraigned in Port Jervis City Court and remanded to the custody of the Orange County Sheriff’s Office. Jason Degroat in lieu of $95,000 cash bail or $150,000 bond, Shareena Jennings $50,000 cash or $75,000 bond and Joanne Roesch $25,000 cash bail or $50,000 bond.