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Police make drug arrests

Locals face charges

Essex County is looking to create a new emergency radio system, and recently approved a resolution for the funding of the microwave component.

Essex County is looking to create a new emergency radio system, and recently approved a resolution for the funding of the microwave component.

— — Edward J. Wojewodzic Sr, 58, of Port Henry, two counts of third degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, oxycodone. He was committed to the county jail.

The sweep followed an investigation, said State Police Troop B Bureau of Criminal Investigation Robert LaFountain, by State Police and the Essex County Drug Task Force, which includes members of Saranac Lake, Lake Placid and Ticonderoga police departments and the Essex County Sheriff’s Department.

Police said the arrests centered on the possession and/or sale of controlled substances, which in most cases were prescription drugs. They included hydrocodone, morphine, oxycodone, Suboxone and fentanyl, as well as marijuana.

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