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4 Arrested In Port Chester Drug Raid

Heroin, cocaine, $1,500 cashed seized at Bush Avenue apartment.

A drug investigation that lasted for more than a month led to a raid on Bush Avenue in Port Chester Wednesday night and the arrest of four village residents on drug possession charges, according to Port Chester police.

The investigation involving Port Chester detectives and the Westchester County Police narcotics division led the the seizure of cocaine, heroin and $1,500 in cash, police said.

An investigation of drug activity at 18 Bush Ave. has been ongoing since early March. Port Chester police Lt. James Ladeairous said a team of detectives and county police drug investigators went to a second-floor apartment at 18 Bush Ave. at about 10:30 p.m. and found the drugs.

In the raid, three men and one woman were arrested:

- Tracy Mood, 45, of 61 Oak St.; he is charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony.

- Alfonso Beals, 61, of 18 Bush Ave.; he is charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor.

- Melba Morris, 54, of 18 Bush Ave.; she is charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor.

- Marvin Smith, 58, of 18 Bush Ave.; he is charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor.

Mood, Morris and Smith were ordered held in the Westchester County Jail in Valhalla pending Port Chester Village Court hearings. Beals was released pending a hearing on April 19.

The drug investigation is continuing.

Interested Reader April 12, 2012 at 10:29 PM
Good job PCPD. This neighborhood is ripe for complete redevelopment.
OpeNUreyes April 13, 2012 at 01:29 PM
What a joke. Same guys arrested for over ten years. Some investigation. War on drugs is just ot for cops.
still wont work April 14, 2012 at 12:51 AM
What a bust......... NOT!!!
The Common Prophet June 01, 2012 at 01:37 PM
WOW!!! When are these older people going to learn drugs/crime does not pay..At the same time one of these old men has been doing it to long, Time too give it up..When u still been living in a apartment all your life and aint got a home..Who"s getting the last laugh..It sure ain't you..SMH....
The Common Prophet June 01, 2012 at 01:41 PM
Look like they were doing more using then saling...
The Common Prophet June 01, 2012 at 01:42 PM
The same one every year,,Time to give out some real time..And even for the ones WHO SNITCH>>
The Common Prophet June 01, 2012 at 01:45 PM
Port Chester got a drug problem,But know Hospital..WOW..That's crazy you drug dealers need to take a look at that..Crime really is'nt paying
The Common Prophet June 01, 2012 at 01:47 PM
Also one of u men really need to{GROW UP}..You have a daughter..What she going too do if you become a 3 time loser..The next man get to bring her up..
Gregory Edmundt Von Hess August 20, 2012 at 04:35 PM
Tax dollars will be hard at work...... what does it cost 45K per man per year to jail these morons... Can we bring back the chain gang days and make them work it off? I think they might be less inclined to commit crime with a chain ball atatched to thier leg....

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