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Four Arrested After Two Overdoses, One Fatal, In Hudson Valley

From left: Joseph G. Clark, Cody A. Alexander, Amanda R. Wooden, Kayla J. Travis.
From left: Joseph G. Clark, Cody A. Alexander, Amanda R. Wooden, Kayla J. Travis. Photo Credit: New York State Police

Two men and two women have been arrested following an investigation into two drug overdoses the weekend of April 21, one of which resulted in a fatality in Dutchess County.

The New York State Police Troop K Community Narcotics Enforcement Team and the Village of Red Hook Police Department executed a pre-dawn search warrant at a residence located off South Broadway on Friday, April 27.

A joint investigation between state police and the Red Hook Police Department led to the search which resulted in the seizure of an undisclosed amount of heroin, a small amount of marijuana, more than $2,000 in currency, an unlawfully possessed firearm, and assorted drug paraphernalia.

The following individuals, who were at the residence being searched, were arrested and charged as follows:

Joseph G. Clark, 25, of Red Hook

  • Criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell (felony)
  • Criminal possession of a firearm (misdemeanor)
  • Criminal possession of a controlled substance (misdemeanor)
  • Two counts of criminal use of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor)
  • Unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.
  • Clark was arraigned in Hyde Park Court and remanded on $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond, to reappear May 24 before the Town of Red Hook Court.

Cody A. Alexander, 25, of Kingston

  • Two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance (misdemeanor)
  • Two counts of criminal use of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor)
  • Unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation
  • Alexander was released on appearance ticket to appear on May 24 in Red Hook Court.

Amanda R. Wooden, 26, of Red Hook

  • Criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell (felony)
  • Criminal possession of a controlled substance (misdemeanor)
  • Two counts of criminal use of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor)
  • Unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.
  • Wooden was arraigned in Hyde Park Court and remanded on $2,500 cash or $5,000 bond to reappear May 24 in Red Hook Court.

Kayla J. Travis, 28, of Red Hook

  • Two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance (misdemeanor)
  • Two counts of criminal use of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor)
  • Unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.
  • Travis was released on an appearance ticket to appear in Red Hook Court on May 24.

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