Members of the City of Newburgh Police, New Windsor Police, Orange County Drug Task Force, Orange County Sheriff's Office, Drug Enforcement Agency and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms conducted search warrants on South William Street in Newburgh and Cedar Lane in New Windsor on Monday and seized guns, drugs, cash and miscellaneous drug paraphernalia and packaging materials.

The search warrants were the result of a months-long collaborative investigation into narcotics sales at the two locations.  New Windsor resident Bradley Augustin, age 28 was charged with four felony counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, third-degree, and two felony counts of criminal possession of a weapon in the second-degree. Katelyn Valenzuela, 21-years-old of Newburgh was charged with two felony counts of criminal possession of a weapon in the Second Degree. Both individuals were held pending arraignment in the City of Newburgh Court.

According to City of Newburgh Police Sergeant Christopher Lahar officers recovered and seized approximately 19.7 grams of crack cocaine, approximately 18.5 grams of heroin, two loaded handguns, $1400 in cash along with drug paraphernalia and packaging materials.