Police, Fire, Courts

April 25, 2014

Police Log: April 25, 2014 — Felony arrest

CROWN POINT — A Crown Point man was charged April 5 with criminal possession of a weapon and unlawfully growing cannabis.

State Police received information that convicted felon Curtis E. Lang, 35, was growing marijuana at his residence and had numerous guns, State Police said.

Troopers secured a search warrant for his residence from Crown Point Town Court and found several illegally-possessed items including including two marijuana smoking devices both containing burnt marijuana; numerous plastic bags containing marijuana seeds; six promethazine hydrochloride pills; seven lorazepam pills; one and a half clonazepam pills; one two-shot guns, three rifles, one muzzleloader; 57 small marijuana plants; 62 medium-sized marijuana plants; two boxes of .22 ammunition and one snap-on MODIS scanner that was found to be stolen, police said.

Lang was charged with criminal purchase/disposal of a weapon, a felony; six counts of fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon (convicted felon), a misdemeanor; two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor; unlawfully growing cannabis, a misdemeanor, and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.

He was arraigned in Crown Point Town Court and sent to the Essex County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond.

Stephen P. Wojciechowicz, 20, of Ticonderoga, sold Lang a muzzleloader and was charged April 6 with fourth-degree criminal solicitation, a misdemeanor, police said.

He was issued an appearance ticket returnable to Crown Point Town Court.

— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg

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