On Saturday December 29, 2018 Troopers patrolling State Route 17 in the Town of Wallkill stopped a vehicle traveling westbound for traffic infractions. During the traffic stop, a passenger in the car was found to possess a large quantity of raw, unpackaged heroin. Angel L. Cruz, age 45 of Buffalo, NY was placed under arrest as a result.
Cruz was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree, a class A2 felony and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree, a class B felony. He was arraigned in the Town of Wallkill Court and remanded to the Orange County Jail with no bail set.