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Police Arrest Two For Selling Heroin In Peekskill

Jennifer Munoz was arrested and charged by Peekskill Police with possessing and selling heroin.
Jennifer Munoz was arrested and charged by Peekskill Police with possessing and selling heroin. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Peekskill Police
Malaka Garrett was arrested and charged by Peekskill Police with possessing and selling heroin.
Malaka Garrett was arrested and charged by Peekskill Police with possessing and selling heroin. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Peekskill Police

PEEKSKIll, N.Y. -- Peekskill Police arrested two people recently for selling heroin.

Jennifer Muniz, a 28-year-old Peekskill resident, was arrested on Thursday at 9:30 p.m. and charged with three counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree, a Class B felony and three counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, a Class B felony.

Officers Matt Basso and Anthony Nappi arrested Muniz when they observed her on the 1100 block of Main Street, according to officer John White.

Muniz was wanted on an open case for heroin sales that she allegedly participated in during the spring of 2013, according to White.

Muniz’s arrest was the culmination of a joint investigation conducted by the Peekskill Police Department’s and Westchester County Police Department’s Narcotics Unit. She was remanded to Westchester County Jail pending a future court appearance.

Malaka Garrett, a 49-year-old Peekskill resident, was arrested on Feb. 28 at 1:30 p.m. and charged with two counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance, a Class B felony and two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, a Class B felony.

Detectives Anthony Malfitano and Detective Joe McGann arrested Garrett when they observed her on the 1100 block of Howard Street according to White.

Garrett was wanted on an open case for heroin sales that she allegedly participated in during the spring of 2013. Ms. Garrett’s arrest was the culmination of a joint investigation conducted by the Peekskill Police Department’s and Westchester County Police Department’s Narcotics Units. She was remanded to Westchester County Jail pending a future court appearance.