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East Fishkill Man Caught With 150 Bags Of Heroin, Crack, Others Drugs

Rodney Lowe, 43
Rodney Lowe, 43 Photo Credit: Dutchess County Drug Task Force

An East Fishkill man was nabbed with 150 bags of heroin and other drugs during a recent search of his residence on Blue Hill Road, according to the Dutchess County Drug Task Force.

The search warrant was a result of an investigation into narcotics sales taking place at that location, said Frank Tasciotti, assistant coordinator for the task force.

Taken into custody at that time was Rodney Lowe, 43, when agents uncovered 150 bags of heroin, 6 pounds of marijuana, quantities of cocaine and crack cocaine, scales and packaging materials, Tasciotti said.

Assisting at the scene were the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Services Unit, East Fishkill Police Department, and the Drug Enforcement Agency White Plains Tactical Diversion Squad

Lowe was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance with Intent to sell.

He was arraigned in Town of East Fishkill Court and remanded to the Dutchess County Jail without bail. Additional charges may be pending.

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