Above: Drugs, cash and an imitation handgun found in Woodstock on Thursday. Photo via the Ulster Regional Gang Enforcement Narcotics Team.
Two people have been arrested in connection with a large heroin bust in the Ulster County town of Woodstock, according to a press release from the Ulster Regional Gang Enforcement Narcotics Team.
On Thursday, Jan. 4, police raided a residence located at 165 Ohayo Mountain Road and found 1,087 bags of heroin worth $15,000, police say.
They also found .78 pounds of marihuana, 1.2 grams of crack cocaine, drug packaging materials, methadone, an imitation handgun and $9,825 in cash, according to the press release.
Three people were found in the residence, police say: 56-year-old Allen B. Martin of Woodstock and 38-year-old Marnie J. Henry of Saugerties, as well as a third person who has not been identified.
Martin was arrested and charged with felony criminal possession of a controlled substance in the first degree, third degree and fifth degree; felony criminal nuisance in the first degree; and criminal possession of marijuana in the third degree. He was also charged with misdemeanor criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree and two counts of criminally using drug paraphernalia in the second degree. He is being held in the Ulster County Jail without bail.
Henry was charged with misdemeanor criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree and was released.