Drug Arrest Made in Pearl River

ORANGEBURG – One Westchester man and one Rockland County man were charged with felony drug possession following a call for two suspicious persons at the Gulf Station on Middletown Road in Pearl River.

Heroin. file photo

Just before 5 p.m. on Sunday, September 4, 2016, Orangetown Police responded to 522 Middletown Road for two males acting in a suspicious manner.

Officers found Conor Gorman, age 27 of Elmsford to be in possession of pills allegedly to be a controlled substance and a quantity of packets containing alleged Heroin.

According to police, a check of the area where Gorman and Matthew Capuano, age 28 of Nyack, were interacting revealed another larger quantity of packets containing additional alleged Heroin.

Both Gorman and Capuano were transported to police headquarters and processed without incident.

Gorman was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 4th degree, both felonies, and misdemeanor charges of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th degree.

Capuano was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 4th degree, felonies.

They were arraigned by Justice Finning in the Orangetown Justice Court, each held on $15,000 bail and transported to the Rockland County Jail.

They are due back in court at a later date to answer the charges.