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March 24, 2009

Drug bust nabs suspects in City of Plattsburgh

15 arrested in sweep; more are expected

THE SUSPECTS


The people arrested in Tuesday's drug raid were arraigned and sent to Clinton County Jail on bail or bond.



The people arrested and their charges are:



Kyle Demar, 22, of Plattsburgh: Two counts of both fifth-degree criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance in connection with alleged sales of an unidentified controlled substance last year.



Cynthia Edmonds, 52, of Plattsburgh: Two counts of both third-degree criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance in connection with alleged crack-cocaine sales in the City of Plattsburgh.



Donald Gagnier, 31, of Plattsburgh: Third-degree criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance in connection with alleged crack-cocaine sales last year.



Joshua Goldstein, 21, of Red Hook and Plattsburgh State: Fifth-degree criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance in connection with alleged LSD sales.



Alisha King, 45, of Plattsburgh: Two counts of both third-degree criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance in connection with alleged cocaine and crack-cocaine sales in Plattsburgh.



Justin Lagrave, 26, of Plattsburgh: Two counts of both third-degree criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance in connection with alleged cocaine and crack-cocaine sales in Plattsburgh.



Michael Lashway, 31, of Plattsburgh: Third-degree criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance for an alleged heroin sale last year.



Jared Melchin, 21, of Plattsburgh: Three counts third-degree criminal sale of marijuana in connection with alleged marijuana sales in the city last year.



Mark Schwartz, 40, of Utica and Keeseville: Third-degree criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance in connection with an alleged cocaine sale in the city.



Keith Sileo, 21, of Plattsburgh: Three counts of both third-degree criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance in connection with alleged cocaine sales.



Brandon Sogoian, 23, of Plattsburgh: Third-degree criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance in connection with alleged mushroom sales.



Charles Tarr, 22, of Plattsburgh: Third-degree criminal sale of marijuana in connection with a pot sale last year.



Evan White, 21, of Plattsburgh: Third-degree criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance, second-degree criminal sale of marijuana, third-degree criminal sale of marijuana and two counts of fourth-degree criminal possession of marijuana. The charges stem from alleged cocaine and marijuana sales earlier this year.



Brandy Young, 30, of Plattsburgh: Two counts of third-degree criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance in connection with alleged crack-cocaine sales.



Tyrone Johnson, 41, of Plattsburgh: Fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. He was not indicted but was arrested during the sweep after he was allegedly found in possession of cocaine.



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