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September 28, 2013

Police Log: Sept. 28, 2013 — Felony arrest

SARANAC LAKE — A Massachusetts man police were seeking in a drug sweep Aug. 28 turned himself in to police Friday.

Adam S. Bateman, 23, is charged with three counts of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, a felony, and three counts of fourth-degree conspiracy, a felony.

The Monson, Mass., man turned himself over the Saranac Lake Police after he learned they were looking for him, according to a news release from the Saranac Lake Police Department.

Bateman allegedly sold oxycodone and hydromorphone to a Saranac Lake Police informant on three separate occasions, police said in the release.

Bateman was arraigned and sent to Franklin County Jail in lieu of $15,000 cash or $30,000 bond.

— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg

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