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Rensselaer man charged with selling cocaine

Rensselaer man charged with selling cocaine

East Greenbush town police arrested George A. Cotugno of Rensselaer, after a months long investigati

East Greenbush town police arrested George A. Cotugno of Rensselaer, after a months long investigation into local cocaine distribution.

Cotugno was charged Friday afternoon with five felony counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance. He is accused of running a cocaine business by repeatedly taking and filling orders for cocaine from people he knew.

Cotugno lives on First Street, Rensselaer. Rensselaer City Police and State Police assisted with the investigation.

Cotugno was arraigned by East Greenbush Town Justice Kevin Engle and remanded to the County Jail. His court case will resume on March 20.

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