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Two Charged In Newburgh After Opioid Sales Investigation

A Newburgh man is facing several drug charges following an opioid sales investigation by City Police.
A Newburgh man is facing several drug charges following an opioid sales investigation by City Police. Photo Credit: City of Newburgh Police Department

NEWBURGH, N.Y. – An investigation into narcotics sales on Miller Street spanning several months ended on Friday with a Newburgh man facing several drug charges and the arrest of a woman on an active warrant, according to the City of Newburgh Police Department.

Willie A. Burks, Jr., 59, was charged with third and fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance He was also charged with one misdemeanor count of second-degree criminal use of drug paraphernalia, police said.

Bernadette J. Henegain, 54, was also in the home at the time of the search. She was arrested and brought in on an unrelated active warrant, police said.

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