Police: New Jersey man supplied Ulster County with fentanyl-laced heroin in large quantities

Members of the Ulster Regional Gang Enforcement Narcotics Team (URGENT) report the arrest of Farrad H. Thompson, 30, of Paterson, New Jersey, following a long-term investigation into heroin and fentanyl trafficking from Paterson, NJ to Ulster County.

Over the course of this month, members of URGENT have recovered over 1200 “decks” (baggies containing about 1/10 of a gram) of heroin and fentanyl and several ounces of crack cocaine, following the execution of search warrants. Investigators believe Thompson is a supplier of the recovered narcotics.

On Saturday, July 11 at about 9:30 p.m., members of URGENT, sheriff . . .


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