On July 15, The New York State Police, in conjunction with the City of Newburgh Police Department, announced the arrest of Tyrone Burks, 33, of Newburgh, for Criminal Possession of Weapon 2nd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree, multiple counts, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th degree, Resisting Arrest, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Criminal Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Obstructing Governmental Administration.
Burks was a passenger in a vehicle during a traffic stop on Farrington Street in the city of Newburgh. He attempted to flee the scene on foot. Burks was in possession of a shoulder bag that contained a loaded 9mm Ruger Handgun, crack Cocaine, powder Cocaine, Heroin, and Fentanyl. He was also in possession of over $9,000 in US Currency which was seized relative to the arrest.
Burks is currently on parole. He was arraigned in Orange County Court and remanded to Orange County Jail without bail.
The traffic stop was made in conjunction with the City of Newburgh Police department.