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Posted on: January 29, 2021

Interagency Cooperation Results in Drug Arrests in Cohoes

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Interagency Cooperation Results in Drug Arrests in Cohoes

Cohoes, NY (January 29, 2021)- The Cohoes Police Department in conjunction with the New York State Police and United States Drug Enforcement Administration simultaneously executed search warrants at three (3) locations in the City of Cohoes.  The focus of the search warrants stem from months-long investigations into drug sales and distribution from the three targeted residences.

 

On Thursday, January 28, 2021 at approximately 8:00 p.m. the Cohoes Police Department, New York State Police, and DEA executed search warrants at 101 Congress Street Apt. 1R, 19 Newark Street, and 153 Main Street Apt. 3.   The search warrants resulted in ten arrests, the seizure of a sawed off shotgun, 13 grams of Crack Cocaine, 20 grams of suspected Fentanyl, and $9,183 U.S currency.

 

Details of the arrests are as follows:

 

Stalin Santos, 26, of Cohoes was arrested on 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 4th degree and 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree.  Santos was arraigned in Cohoes City Court and Released on own Recognizance. 

 

John H. Bulmer, 50, of Cohoes was arrested for Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd degree and Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance 7th degree.   Bulmer was arraigned in Cohoes City Court and remanded to Albany County Jail on $20,000 cash or bond. 

 

William McGovern, 32, of Cohoes was arrested for Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance 7th degree and was released with an appearance ticket to appear in Cohoes City Court at a later date. 

 

Erik F. Potter, 45, of Cohoes was arrested for Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance 7th degree and was released with an appearance ticket to appear in Cohoes City Court at a later date. 

 

William A. Bressette, 55, of Cohoes was arrested for Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance 7th degree and was released with an appearance ticket to appear in Cohoes City Court at a later date. 

 

Constantin Cristacho, 43, of Cohoes was arrested for Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance 7th degree and was released with an appearance ticket to appear in Cohoes City Court at a later date. 

 

Theresa Wood, 50, of Cohoes was arrested for Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance 7th degree and was released with an appearance ticket to appear in Cohoes City Court at a later date.

 

Dennya Taylor, 43, of Cohoes was arrested for Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance 7th degree and was released with an appearance ticket to appear in Cohoes City Court at a later date.

 

Kayla Perry, 32, of Cohoes was arrested for Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance 7th degree and was released with an appearance ticket to appear in Cohoes City Court at a later date. 

 

Coleen Riley, 32, of Cohoes was arrested on an outstanding bench warrant out of Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office.

                

This investigation is continuing with the potential for additional arrests. Thursday’s arrests in Cohoes resulted from joint efforts among the Cohoes Police Department, New York State Police Violent Gang and Narcotics Enforcement Team, Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Office, and DEA.

 

“This is just the most recent example of the Cohoes Police Department’s renewed commitment to multi-agency cooperation in our effort to eliminate drug sales and related crime in our city” said Assistant Chief Timothy Keefe.

 

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