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Bronx man accused of distributing crack cocaine in Herkimer

By WKTV News

(WKTV) - A Bronx man was arrested in Herkimer on Wednesday after a two-month investigation into the distribution of crack cocaine in the village, Herkimer Police said.

Desmond L. Washington, 37, is charged with felony criminal sale of a controlled substance and one count of criminal possession of a controlled substance.

According to authorities, Washington was taken into custody on North Main Street by members of the Herkimer Police Special Response Team. During the arrest, police say they recovered crack cocaine packaged for sale and a large sum of cash.

He was sent to the Herkimer County Correctional Facility in lieu of $50,000 cash bail or $100,000 bond.

Herkimer County District Attorney's Office assisted in the investigation.

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