A Hudson Valley man is accused of selling heroin on school grounds.

On Saturday, the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office Gang and Narcotics Intelligence Unit charged Richard R. Mead, 45, of Livingston Manor with criminal sale of a controlled substance and criminal sale of a controlled substance on school grounds, both class B felonies.

Mead is accused of selling heroin to an undercover officer near the Livingston Manor Central School.

“We have had numerous complaints from citizens in Livingston Manor about Mr. Mead’s activities”, Sullivan County Sheriff Mike Schiff said in a press release. “I am glad that we were finally able to catch up with him."

Mead was arraigned in Town of Rockland Court and sent to the Sullivan County Jail in lieu of $75,000 bail.

New York State Police, Monticello Police, Homeland Security Investigations and the Sullivan County District Attorney’s Office assisted with the investigation.

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