Eighteen arrested in Essex County drug sweep

ELIZABETHTOWN — On March 21, 2014, the New York State Police took part in a multi-agency round-up of suspects involved in the sale of drugs in Essex County, which resulted in numerous suspects being arrested. As a result of ongoing narcotics investigations by law enforcement agencies throughout Essex County and Essex County District Attorney Kristy Sprague, 18 suspects were apprehended during early morning raids.

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Man arrested in North River

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office arrested Daniel J. Thompson, age 28, of River Street, Warrensburg and charged him with burglary first degree, a class B felony, and the misdemeanors of assault third degree, criminal mischief fourth degree, and obstruction of breathing.

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NYSP cracking down on DWI, texting Super Bowl weekend

Major Richard C. Smith Jr., Troop B Commander wants to remind motorists that the New York State Police in Troop B will join other law enforcement agencies across the Troop in a special effort to crackdown on impaired and distracted driving during Super Bowl Weekend.

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Riparius woman charged with welfare fraud for medical aid

Lynette Delczeg, 40 years of age, of 493 River Road, Riparius was charged with Welfare Fraud

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NYSP stepping up holiday patrols

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that, in an effort to prevent highway tragedies during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday weekend, the New York State Police will initiate special traffic enforcement efforts beginning Wednesday, Nov. 27.

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Cuomo to sheriffs: enforce all the laws, including SAFE Act

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he wants the law enforced no matter personal opinion.

Kelley earns defender award

Angela Kelley walked out of the Bar Exam, “packed up her stuff in Albany, and showed up ready to work on Monday morning,” at the Essex County Public Defender Office.

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Cuomo targets distracted driving violators

Fines increase for driving while texting, talking on cell phones

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Friday, July 26 announced that new and increased fines for distracted driving violations.

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Indian Lake custodian arrested for allegedly raping student

New York State Police recently arrested an Indian Lake Central School custodian for allegedly raping a student at the school during his evening shift.

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Emergency personnel receive protective training about meth labs

As the number of arrests for meth possession, usage, and manufacturing continue to rise in communities across the North Country, the emergency personnel trained to keep area residents safe must prepare themselves to be ready to respond should a meth related emergency arise.

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Locals react to high-speed chase through Schroon, North Hudson

Tom Tyler was watching an episode of “Cops” in his home along State Route 9 in the town of North Hudson around 5:40 p.m. Tuesday, March 5.

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Troopers identified in North Hudson shooting

Troop B Troopers Leston W. Sheeley and Marcia L. Pooler were identified by officials as the two officers who followed Howard J. “Joey” Aubin into the woods in North Hudson after his black 2005 Chevrolet Colorado truck was stopped with the use of spike strips at the end of a high-speed chase.

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Au Sable Forks man killed after struggle with Troopers

Two New York State Police officers were involved in a high speed chase that ended with the suspect being shot and killed Tuesday, March 5.

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County, state official debate SAFE Act

During the Feb. 25 Ways and Means Committee meeting, county supervisors talked about pursuing a resolution that would be sent to the state concerning the SAFE Act, which set a band on guns deemed as assault weapons, magazine capacities and extends background checks on weapons and ammunition.

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Brant Lake man arrested for first-degree sexual abuse

The Warren County Sheriff's Office arrested William J. Morehouse, 50, of Tannery Road, Brant Lake, on two counts of first-degree sexual abuse, a felony.