Oxycodone pills and a stolen purse involved in two incidents

George Kane, officer-in-charge of the Cold Spring Police Department, has reported arrests in two different cases.

The first involved the arrest of New York City resident Anthony D. Alvarado, 44, on Jan. 30 at 4 p.m. at the Drug World pharmacy for attempting to have forged prescriptions filled for 120 oxycodone pills. Alvarado was charged with three counts of forgery, a class D felony, and criminal possession of a forged instrument, a class D felony. He was also charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation. The defendant was remanded to Putnam County jail and is due in Village Court on Wednesday, Feb. 11, at 1 p.m.

The second incident involved a purse stolen from a Whistling Willie’s patron on the evening of Friday, Jan. 23. After an investigation police arrested Jillian Salcido, 29, of Danbury, Connecticut, and charged her with grand larceny 4. Police say another suspect said to be present that night with the defendant is also being sought. There was no information of further actions or appearances for Salcido.

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