An online threat against law enforcement led to the arrest of a 23-year old Mineville resident Feb. 22.
A summary of the activities of the Essex County Sheriff's Office for the past month:
Moriah Supervisor Tom Scozzafava said he had a solution for the carpet that was in disrepair at the Essex County Jail.
Edward Koch, age 25, from Port Henry has been arrested for assault, second degree, with intent to cause physical injury to a police officer, a Class D felony; third-degree escape, a Class A misdemeanor; third-degree assault with intent to cause physical injury, a Class A misdemeanor; and resisting arrest, a Class A misdemeanor.
The Essex County Sheriff’s Department made one arrest during a countywide sweep of sexual offenders Jan. 29.
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.
Criminal mischief alleged
Putnam man charged
An off-duty New York State Police trooper was arrested on New Year’s Day for operating a snowmobile under the influence of alcohol.
A former Hague justice allegedly held court while under the influence of alcohol and abused her office.
Maj. Richard C. Smith Jr., Troop B Commander, has announced that the New York State Police are participating in a national impaired driving enforcement campaign called the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” through New Year’s Day.
Burglary, under-age drinking alleged
Police have arrested 29 people in connection with thefts and under-age drinking at a summer residence in Crown Point. An October investigation of a burglary led to a seasonal camp that, state police report, was used for four separate parties allegedly involving under-age drinking.
The Ticonderoga Rite Aid pharmacy was the victim of an armed robber Nov. 8. A male suspect entered the store at about 6:11 p.m., and handed an employee a note demanding prescription pain medication, according to Ticonderoga police.
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