The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Brooklyn man that occurred on Sunday, May 24, 2020 at 9:00 p.m. in Rosedale.
According to Narcotics/Vice Squad Detectives, as part of Operation Natalie, Nassau County’s War Against Opioids, detectives were investigating a fatal overdose from Valley Stream. The investigation led to an undisclosed location in Rosedale and the arrest of James Belton, 29, of 345 Dumont Avenue. During his arrest the defendant was found to be in possession of 14 bags of crack cocaine.
The defendant James Belton has been charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th Degree, Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree and Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 5th Degree. He was arraigned on Monday, May 25, 2020 in Mineola.
The Nassau County Police Department reminds the public that as part of Operation Natalie and our Multi Prong Approach of Education, Awareness, Enforcement, Treatment, Diversion and After Care Visits, we will be continuing with our zero-tolerance response to any and all illegal drug activity within the County.
Details by: NVS 05/26/20/1545/8812