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.
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.
Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Leicester-Whiting Road in Leicester. During the stop a passenger in the vehicle, Bordeau, was found to be in possession of heroin and pills to which he did not have a prescription for.
He was cited to appear at the Addison Criminal Division and subsequently released.
Schroon teen arrested
A Schroon Lake teen has been charged with alleged sex crimes following an under-age drinking party.
Responding to a tip, state police went to a home on Route 9 in Schroon at 10 p.m. March 22.
After investigation, Tyler J. Matte, age 17, was charged with third-degree rape, a felony; third-degree criminal sex act, a felony; two counts of first-degree unlawful dealing with a child, a misdemeanor; unlawful possession of alcohol by a person under 21, a violation; and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.
Police said Matte admitted that he had been drinking alcohol with two girls present, ages 12 and 15. He voluntarily produced an empty vodka bottle, police said.
Troopers observed physical evidence of a statutory rape and questioned Matte about it, police said, before arresting him.
He was arraigned in Schroon Town Court and was released on his own recognizance.
Crash injures teens
Two Ticonderoga teens were injured in a single car accident at 11:27 p.m. Saturday, March 22, on McCaughin Road in Ti.
A 2014 Chevrolet Cruise, driven by Derek R. Bright, age 18, of Ticonderoga, lost control and overturned, according the Ticonderoga Police Department.
Bright and his passenger, Briana S. Jordon, age 15, of Ticonderoga, were taken to Moses-Ludington Hospital. Bright was treated for an arm injury and released. Jordon was transported to Fetcher Allen Hospital in Burlington with a head injury.
Bright was arrested and charged with misdemeanor reckless endangerment in the second degree and endangering the welfare of a child. He was also ticketed for reckless driving, speed not reasonable and prudent, failure to keep right and having a child passenger not wearing a seat belt.
The accident was investigated by Ti PD Patrolmen Dale Quesnel and James Banish. The Ticonderoga Fire Department and Ticonderoga Emergency Squad also responded to the scene.
Schroon man charged
A Schroon Lake man is facing felony drunken driving charges after a vehicle stop on I-87 March 22.
Steven M. Marnell, age 47, was charged with operating a motor vehicle with a blood-alcohol content level higher than 0.08 percent, according to state police. The charge was elevated to a felony because of a prior DWI conviction in the past 10 years. He was also ticketed for failure to keep right.
He was issued an appearance ticket for Moreau Town Court in April.
Scott W. Aubin, age 48, of Plattsburgh, was served a criminal summons for grand larceny in the fourth degree. Police alleged Aubin passed a dishonored check for more than $1,000 to a Ticonderoga business.
The case was investigated by Investigator Daniel LaFrance of the Ticonderoga Police Department. The summons was served by the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department.