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Warren County leaders warned of costly consequences of inaction on adding court space

Despite hearing urgent warnings from Warren County judges in January about how overcrowded court conditions could mean potential attacks on children and victims by violent criminals and litigants, Warren County supervisors have yet to take action on providing more court and office space. The supervisors heard this week that every day's delay in providing additional court space — now mandated by the state — means additional expense to county taxpayers due to increased construction or renovation costs, or paying rent for temporary quarters.

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Rescue efforts under way for missing boater

Search efforts resume today for William B. Scott, age 59, of Westerloo, N.Y. as a result of a boating accident July 1.

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Essex County Sheriff announces re-election bid, gets approval for COPS grant

Essex County Sheriff Richard Cutting formally announced his candidacy for re-election June 3 at a press conference at the Government Center in Elizabethtown

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Smacked! Heroin arrests a symptom of larger drug problem facing the North Country

ELIZABETHTOWN — Three area residents were arrested on felony drug charges in Elizabethtown on Tuesday. Authorities say this just a symptom of a larger opiate problem facing the North Country.

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County task force says “neigh” to animal cruelty

An emerging group of lawmakers, civic organizations and grassroots activists want you to know that animal abuse doesn’t fly in Essex County.

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Port Henry man accused of having heroin

Alleged Schroon rape, Ti accident investigated

A Port Henry man has been arrested and charged with heroin possession in Vermont. Keith Bordeau, age 20, of Port Henry was arrested by Vermont State Police in Leicester March 15 and charged with possession of heroin/possession of a regulated substance.

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Inside the Courtroom: An exclusive look at Essex County's sweeping drug raids

A firsthand courtroom account of the people, the charges and the narcotics involved in Friday's sweeping drug raid across Essex County

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Drug bust nets Ticonderoga, Moriah residents

Police sweep arrests 18 people

Police arrested seven Ticonderoga and seven Moriah residents as part of a multi-agency drug sweep March 21. A total of 18 people were arrested in Essex County.

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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Police still seek clues in two-year search for Colin Gillis

Two years after he was first reported missing by family and friends, New York State Police continue to seek leads in the investigation into his disappearance.

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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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Rivers sentencing delayed

Third man to be convicted in death of Keeseville man seeks new council

Michael Rivers, the man convicted on May 30, 2013 of first-degree manslaughter and gang-assault in the death of Keeseville resident Robert M. Rennie requested new counsel at his sentencing Thursday, Jan. 9 at the Essex County Courthouse. The request once again delayed sentencing for the third and final individual to be charged in relation to the father of two’s death.

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Former State Supreme Court Judge arrested for felony DWI

Former Essex County State Supreme Court Justice James P. Dawson, 68, of Elizabethtown was remanded to Essex County Jail on Sunday, Jan. 5 charged with a felony DWI.

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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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