Police Arrest Suspected Heroin Dealers in Red Hook

Began investigation after two overdoses

After two heroin overdoses, one of which was fatal, on the same day in Red Hook, police arrested four people accused of supplying the drugs.

On Friday, April 27, New York State troopers and Red Hook police executed a search warrant at a home in Red Hook and arrested Joseph G. Clark, 25, of Red Hook; Amanda R. Wooden, 26, of Red Hook; Cody A. Alexander, 25, of Kingston; and Kayla J. Travis, 28, of Red Hook.

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The overdoses occurred six days earlier, on Saturday, April 21. The officers said they found heroin, a small amount of marijuana, about $2,000 in cash, a firearm and drug paraphernalia in the home.

Clark and Wooden were charged with felony possession of controlled substances with intent to sell, and Alexander and Travis with criminal possession of controlled substances. Clark also was charged with illegal possession of a firearm, a misdemeanor.

Clark and Wooden were arraigned in the Town of Hyde Park Court and remanded on cash bail or bond. Alexander and Travis were released on appearance tickets. All are scheduled to appear in the Town of Red Hook Court on May 24.

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