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Mahopac Man Sentenced For Drug Sale And Weapons Possession

January 27, 2022

CARMEL, NEW YORK – January 27, 2022, District Attorney Robert Tendy announced today that 27-year-old Kyle Novotny, of Mahopac, will serve a total of seven years in state prison after pleading guilty to Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 3rd Degree, and Criminal Possession of a Firearm. All are felonies.

On August 13, 2020, Novotny drove to a location in the Town of Somers and sold a heroin to a person working for the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Enforcement Unit (NEU). As part of an ongoing investigation into Novotny’s criminal activities, NEU secured an arrest warrant for Novotny and took him into custody inside his Mahopac residence on November 4, 2020. While inside, members of NEU recovered an unregistered and loaded Glock 44 handgun, which Novotny admitted was his.
Novotny pled guilty on December 1, 2021. On January 26, 2022, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Mole imposed a sentence of 7 years incarceration followed by 2 years post release supervision.
The investigation was conducted by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Enforcement Unit. The case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Breanne Smith.

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Robert V. Tendy | Putnam County District Attorney

District Attorney Robert V. Tendy was elected Putnam District Attorney in November 2015 and took office on January 1, 2016.

As District Attorney, Mr. Tendy oversees all aspects of the office’s prosecutions, is primarily responsible for the operations and budget of the office, and sets the office’s prosecution and ethics policies.

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