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.