Alleged Hudson Valley heroin dealer arrested

On May 1, the New York State Police Troop K Violent Gang Neighborhood Enforcement Team (VGNET) and the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department arrested Saiquan J. Deslandes, 24, of Poughkeepsie, for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd degree with intent to sell, a class B felony.

According to police, Deslandes was found in possession of 20 decks (single-dose bags) of heroin.

Deslandes was arraigned before the town of Wappinger Court, and remanded by the Honorable Judge Kitchen to the Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 secure bond.