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Two charged after Catskill drug raid

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    Shane Jackson
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November 26, 2019 04:14 pm Updated: November 26, 2019 05:16 pm


CATSKILL — A man and a woman from Greene County were arrested last week and are facing numerous charges as a result of a narcotics investigation conducted in Greene and Ulster counties, according to Catskill Village Police.

Police announced the details of the arrests Tuesday.

Shane Jackson, 35, of Catskill, and Lauren Bacon, 25, of Catskill, were arrested at 9:15 p.m. Nov. 21 after a raid at their residence on North Street, Lt. Ronald Frascello of Catskill Village Police Department said.

Both Jackson and Bacon were charged with third-degree criminal possession of narcotics with intent to sell, a class B felony, fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class C felony, second-degree criminal possession of marijuana and third-degree criminal possession of stolen property, both class D felonies, endangering the welfare of a child and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, both class A misdemeanors.

Jackson and Bacon are being held without bail and are scheduled to appear in Catskill Village Court on Wednesday at 5 p.m.

The raid was the result of an ongoing investigation by law enforcement agencies in Ulster and Greene counties, Frascello said.

The Greene County District Attorney’s Office, state police Violent Gang and Narcotics Enforcement Team, the Ulster County Ulster Regional Gang Enforcement Narcotics Team Task Force, state police Bureau of Criminal Investigation and the Greene County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the investigation.