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Drug arrests continue

The Essex County Drug Task Force has made more arrests as part of the ongoing roundup of alleged drug sellers in the county.

Cody D. Douglas, 23, of Lewis was charged Nov. 22 with three counts each of felony third-degree sale of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, cocaine.

He was arraigned before Essex County Judge Richard Meyer and send to the County Jail when he didn't pay $10,000 cash bail or bail bond.

Phillip B. Hatch, 34, of Ticonderoga was charged with two counts each of felony fifth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, hydrocodone.

He was sent to the county jail pending arraignment.

Police arrested 13 people on drug charges a week earlier.

Members of the Essex County Drug Task Force, which includes the Essex County Sheriff's Department, New York State Police, Lake Placid Police Department, Saranac Lake Police Department and Ticonderoga Police Department, executed the warrants.

The warrants were issued as a result of ongoing narcotics investigations conducted in and around Essex County, in conjunction with the Essex County District Attorney's Office.

Carlos Maldonado, 54, of Ticonderoga was arrested Nov. 26 on a warrant and arraigned before Essex County Judge Richard B. Meyer on charges of fourth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, a Class C felony; two counts of fifth degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, Class D felonies; and fifth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, also a Class D felony.

Bail was set at $10,000 cash/$20,000 bond.

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