Poughkeepsie man charged with possession

Putnam County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Poughkeepsie man on Route 9D in Philipstown after allegedly finding a small amount of heroin in his vehicle on Jan. 3 during a traffic stop.

After receiving a report from a 911 dispatcher of an erratic driver, the deputies pulled over a vehicle driven by David Richards, 32, at 9:28 a.m. near Philipstown Park. Police said Richards also had a suspended license. He was arraigned in Carmel on two misdemeanor charges and taken to the Putnam County jail.

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