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Five years later, Morette family continues to grieve, look for answers

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.

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Essex County Sheriff Department seeks six new correctional officers

Essex County Sheriff Richard Cutting would like to hire six correctional officers to bolster his department’s ranks.

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Essex County horse rescuers honored

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.

Stowaway collared in Willsboro

On Oct. 21, State Police arrested 19-year-old Eric Simon Jalbert of Verdun, Quebec, for stowing away on a train.

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Updated: Peru woman dead following collision with state trooper

A Peru woman is dead following a collision with a New York State trooper this morning in the town of AuSable.

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Ti PD seeks to bring in K9 unit

Chief Mark Johns of the Ticonderoga Police Department has announced the department is making the necessary steps to get a K9 unit on board.

Lewis man arrested for child abuse

On Oct. 18, State Police arrested 30-year-old Robert L. Orr III, of Lewis, for physically abusing a 9-month old infant male.

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Crown Point residents express concerns over nuisance law

Crown Point officials will look to smooth out the rough edges of a proposed new local law that would address nuisance properties in the municipality.

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Ti citizens begin reward fund for St. Mary’s fire information

A group of anonymous residents in Ticonderoga have banded together funds to help authorities find the person or persons who were behind the September fire at St. Mary’s School.

Champlain man dies in Little Chazy River truck accident

On October 6, at approximately 5 p.m., Chazy-based State Police responded to a report of a one-vehicle roll-over in the Little Chazy River located off the North Farm Road in the town of Chazy.

Felony Arrest | Ticonderoga Police Blotter

Officers from the Ticonderoga Police Department arrested Dustin Smith (18 years old, resident of Mineville) for Assault in the 2nd Degree (D/Felony).

Martinez convicted on crack cocaine sales in county court

The Essex County District Attorney’s Office announced that Sept. 11, after a two day trial, an Essex County Jury returned verdicts of guilty on all four counts of an indictment which charged Brandon Martinez DOB: May 3, 1987, with two counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree (Class B Felonies) and two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree (Class B Felonies).

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Keeseville man arrested for rape

State Police arrested 23-year-old Derrick J. Terry of Keeseville for the rape of a 30-year-old female victim.

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The week in crime

Charges result from threats with shotgun in Crown Point

State Police arrested Tucker K. Karson, 21 of Crown Point on Sept. 2.