Fernando Santiago


Amsterdam police arrested a city man Wednesday for allegedly selling cocaine following an ongoing investigation into drug sales.

Fernando Santiago, 59, of 243 ½ E. Main St., was charged  with third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, a felony.

City Court Judge Lisa Lorman arraigned Santiago and remanded him to Montgomery County jail.

Amsterdam police conducted the investigation with assistance from the State Police Community Narcotics Enforcement Team and Montgomery County District Attorney Kelli McCoski.