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Amsterdam Public Safety
Monday November 7th, 2022 :: 11:58 a.m. EST


Arrest Press Release

LOCATION OF ARREST:  72 Guy Park Avenue, City of Amsterdam
Marisol Pietri-Santiago                     AGE: 46
Amsterdam, New York 12010

  1. Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd          (B-FELONY)
  2. Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia 2nd              (A- MISDEMEANOR)
ARRAIGNMENT/BAIL STATUS:  Pietri-Santiago was arraigned in Amsterdam City Court in front of the Honorable Judge Lisa W. Lorman and was released on her own recognizance to reappear in court at a later date under the provisions of New York State’s bail reform.
INCIDENT NARRATIVE:  On November 4th, 2022 at approximately 3:25 P.M. Amsterdam Police Detectives located Marisol Pietri-Santiago on Guy Park Avenue.  Pietri-Santiago was the subject of a 6 months-long drug investigation into the sales of controlled substances in the City of Amsterdam.  During the investigation, Pietri-Santiago did sell a controlled substance to a police source.  Pietri-Santiago was also found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia at the time of her arrest.  She was taken into custody and transported to the Amsterdam Police Department. 
The City of Amsterdam Police Department would like to thank the citizens of Amsterdam who assisted with anonymous tips in this investigation that led to the arrest of Pietri-Santiago.
The Amsterdam Police Department was assisted by the New York State Police, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, as well as the office of the Montgomery County District Attorney Lorraine Diamond in this investigation, the investigation is ongoing and additional charges are possible.
While there was probable cause for this arrest, all persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

Amsterdam Public Safety
1 Guy Park Ave
Amsterdam, NY 12010

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