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Drug bust nets largest seizure in Clinton County history

The Adirondack Drug Task Force  arrested two men in possession of what is believed to be the largest single seizure of heroin to date in Clinton County on Oct. 2. 
ADTF arrested James D Walker, 28, of Schenectady and Jose Alicea, 27, of Scotia for the class B Felony of Possession of a Controlled Substance third degree.

The Adirondack Drug Task Force arrested two men in possession of what is believed to be the largest single seizure of heroin to date in Clinton County on Oct. 2. ADTF arrested James D Walker, 28, of Schenectady and Jose Alicea, 27, of Scotia for the class B Felony of Possession of a Controlled Substance third degree.

— The Adirondack Drug Task Force (ADTF) arrested two men in possession of what is believed to be the largest single seizure of heroin to date in Clinton County on Oct. 2.

ADTF arrested James D Walker, 28, of Schenectady and Jose Alicea, 27, of Scotia for the class B Felony of Possession of a Controlled Substance third degree. The arrests are a result of an investigation that began in May, 2013.

At approximately 11:15 a.m., Police stopped a 2013 Ford occupied by Alicea and Walker on Route 3 in the Town of Plattsburgh. Upon being stopped, Alicea led Officers on a brief foot chase but he was apprehended a short time later.

A search warrant was executed on the vehicle at the Plattsburgh Police Department and 600 bags of heroin, all packaged for resale, were seized with an estimated street value of $30,000.

The ADTF is comprised of members of the Plattsburgh Police Department, New York State Police, Clinton County Sheriff’s Department, Clinton County District Attorney’s Office, US Drug Enforcement Agency, US Border Patrol and US Customs and Border Protection.

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