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Couple arrested for delivering drugs to prison

Sadie Silver


July 18, 2014

SADIE SILVER, age 40, and MICHAEL ACOSTA, were arrested after arriving at the Coxsackie Correctional Facility located on State Route 9W in the Town of Coxsackie for a visit with an inmate. SILVER and ACOSTA were found to possess a quantity of heroin and suboxone, which they were attempting to deliver to the inmate. SILVER and ACOSTA brought a 10-year-old child with them while they attempted to deliver the narcotics.

SILVER and ACOSTA were processed and arraigned before Town Justice RICHARD ROBERG in the Town of Coxsackie court. SILVER was remanded to the Greene County Jail in lieu of $5,000.00 cash bail or $10k bond. ACOSTA was remanded to the Greene County Jail in lieu of $15,000.00 cash bail or $30k bond. Both subjects were to reappear before the Town of Coxsackie court on 07/21/14.

The State Police were assisted in these arrests by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision State Inspector General’s office, and the Greene County District Attorney’s office.

The New York State Police at Catskill, the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Inspector General’s Office, announced the arrests of the Brooklyn couple.

SILVER and ACOSTA were arrested for the charges of Promoting Prison Contraband in the First degree, a class D felony, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third degree, a class B felony, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth degree, a class D felony and Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a class A misdemeanor.