The TiNada meetings are always packed full of information and updates, proving their dedication to changing this community for the better. The Jan. 13 installation was no different, and featured new faces among the coalition’s founding members, ready to talk about the future of the battle against drugs.
That partner will be chosen about one week before the duo heads to the Syracuse-based K-9 academy, which along with an additional course in the fall will prepare the duo to bring a police dog back to the department.
Former heroin users will be giving presentations during a forum that is to examine aspects and impact of heroin use and addiction.
Lake Placid attorney Brian Barrett has announced he will run for Essex County Judge, challenging incumbent Richard Meyer.
On Jan. 8, State Police arrested 33-year-old Shawn M. LaValley of Moriah for the accidental shooting of 83-year-old Joseph R. Rodriguez of Mineville, which occurred Dec. 1.
Judy Stock first heard about a spree of vandalisms while she was at a meeting two days after the alleged Dec. 13 incidents.
Trevor Sisto has pled guilty to nine charges in connection with a high speed pursuit last year that left two dead and a young girl orphaned.
The investigation is still underway for a suspect who robbed the Golden Palace restaurant in Port Henry Tuesday night.
“We wanted to seek justice for our son (Joshua) and we wanted to hold a large company like that accountable,” Lori Drake said. “But we really wanted to raise awareness for families where they may be considering something like this as a treatment for their children or themselves. We are hoping we can get away from the monetary part.”
Following last week's Essex County drug sweeps, state police have issued an active warrant for Lewis resident Bobbie Jo LaMotte.
A local group hoping to help in the fight against drug abuse in the area are ramping up their efforts.
A multi-agency drug sweep netted 13 suspects on felony drug charges across the county this morning. Investigations are ongoing and additional arrests are anticipated, say state police.
Ticonderoga Police Department
Ticonderoga Police Chief Mark Johns recently presented his plan to bring in a K-9 unit using leftover funds from 2014 along with budgeted funds for 2015. He said when looking into the possibly of bringing a dog onto the force, Vergennes was the main town he researched.
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