Essex County Sheriff Richard Cutting received preliminary approval to upgrade the system at the jail for $149,985 of budgeted funds.
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.
Juliann Beatty was introduced as the new Essex County Probation Department director March 25, although her appointment must still go before the entire board of supervisors.
Through the auspices of the 1033 Excess Military Program, the Essex County Sheriff’s Office was able to obtain a used military Humvee vehicle which was recently put into service.
Mark Johns to speak April 24
Ticonderoga Police Chief Mark Johns will make a presentation at the next Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce business roundtable.
Members of the county's Public Safety Committee tabled a potential resolution to curtail the hours of alcohol sales in Essex County form 4 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
The New York State Sheriffs’ Association Institute will begin its annual Honorary Membership drive in Essex County within the next week according to Sheriff Richard Cutting.
The Essex County Sheriff’s Department was honored for its years of work with the District of Vermont of the U.S. Marshals Service Feb. 25.
Despite concern among local sportsmen to the contrary, the ability to obtain a permit in Essex County to carry a concealed pistol in public has not been taken away.
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.
A summary of the activities of the Essex County Sheriff's Office for the past month:
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.