The Kingston Police Department’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) concluded an investigation yesterday into the sale of heroin and fentanyl from a residence on Janet Street in the City of Kingston with the arrests of Bruce M. Gilmore of Kingston, Ashley A. Skinnider of Kingston, and Robert A. Kovacs of West Shokan. Both Gilmore and Skinnider were recently indicted by an Ulster County grand jury in regards to the investigation, according to police.
Gilmore and Skinnider were charged with third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and brought to the Ulster County Jail pending arraignment in Ulster County Court. Kovacs was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and issued an appearance ticket returnable to Kingston City Court at a later date.
The Special Investigations Unit was assisted by members of the Uniformed Patrol Division as well as the Town of Saugerties Detective Division and Uniformed Patrol Division.