The FBI raided the Essex Town Hall on Thursday, examining municipal computers and seizing one.
Following an investigation by the New York State Police Troop B Collision Reconstruction Unit, State Police have concluded that the primary cause of last year’s fatal bus collision on the Northway was the failure of driver Rejean Perron to maintain control of the tour bus within his driving lane.
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.
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 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.
A downed tree caused three motor vehicle accidents in Lake Placid last night, injuring one.
2009 accident claimed life of A.T. Morette
Morette, who was 60 at the time of his death, was an avid runner and community pillar in Ticonderoga. He was allegedly hit by a tractor-trailer truck at around 5 a.m. near the intersection of Route 22 and Shore Airport Road in the early morning hours of Dec. 2, 2009. The case remains unsolved.
Essex County Sheriff Richard Cutting would like to hire six correctional officers to bolster his department’s ranks.
Local officials and volunteers were honored last week by the New York State Humane Association for their role in rescuing 41 neglected horses from an Essex farm.
On Oct. 21, State Police arrested 19-year-old Eric Simon Jalbert of Verdun, Quebec, for stowing away on a train.
A Peru woman is dead following a collision with a New York State trooper this morning in the town of AuSable.
On Oct. 18, State Police arrested 30-year-old Robert L. Orr III, of Lewis, for physically abusing a 9-month old infant male.