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.
The parolee accused of trying ramming a police cruiser with a tractor has been found guilty of assault of a police officer.
More arrests are pending
A year long narcotics investigation by the Essex County Drug Task Force resulted in the arrest of the five Essex County residents and one Clinton County resident relative to their involvement in the illicit drug trade in Essex County.
Police are still investigating if crimes are connected
A Keeseville man has been arrested in connection with the early morning robbery of the Stewart’s Shop on Cumberland Head on Jan. 9. New York State Police in Plattsburgh arrested David A. Brown, age 49, of Keeseville, in connection with the robbery of the Stewart’s Shop on State Route 9 at approximately 5 a.m. that same day.
The Stewart’s Shop on State Route 22 in Peru was robbed by an armed suspect at 10:35 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2, according to the New York State Police in Plattsburgh.
Police are investigating if incidents are connected
The armed robbery suspect at the Plattsburgh Stewarts matches the physical description of the robbery at the Peru Stewarts Shop on Jan. 2. State Police Lieutenant Brent Davison said at both crime scenes the witness description of the getaway car and the suspect are similar.
A couple from Queens was held up at gunpoint early Sunday morning, Jan. 6, by five Hispanic men off Exit 33 of Interstate 87, according to New York State Police.
Three Keeseville teenagers were arrested Sunday, Dec. 9 for armed robbery after allegedly attempting to rob the Keeseville Mobil Station. Dexter T. Nash, 16, of Keeseville, Kevin J. Archer, 19, of Keeseville, and a 12-year-old male juvenile were arrested without incident following the attempted robbery.
Jaime H. Gaudette, 36, was sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison with two years post-release supervision.
Police make additional meth arrests in the area.
Government officials from Clinton and Franklin County came together with peers from Essex County Oct. 22 to discuss the issue of sexual crimes, especially those involving children.
A murder suspect who passed through Mooers and Plattsburgh in mid-September recently appeared in U.S. court.
Clinton County rallies against synthetic drugs.
The New York State Police in Plattsburgh are continuing to investigate incidents where a flare gun has been shot at residences, a camper, and now a lighted construction sign.
Julie A. Perry stole more than $1.4 million in cash and vehicles over roughly five years.
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