Multiple Drug Bust in Saranac Lake

An early morning drug bust in Saranac Lake on Friday results in the arrests of 8 suspects by The Saranac Lake Police Department in conjunction with the Franklin County Northern Boarder Drug Task Force.. These arrests all stem from ongoing investigations initiated by the Saranac Lake Police Department..

According to Saranac Lake Police Chief Bruce Nason, these were ongoing investigations that were initiated by the Saranac Lake Police Department. “During the arrests, there was an execution of a search warrant at one of the suspects locations and as a result of the search warrant, we secured over 3 ½ ounces of cocaine.” Nason said.

The investigations were initiated from previous arrests as well as complaints.SaranacLakereceived assistance from members of the New York State Police, Franklin and Clinton County Sheriff’s departments, Tupper lake Police, The Franklin County District Attorney’s Office and Boarder Patrol.

There is at least one other person Saranac lake Police have a warrant for and are actively seeking. “The Arrests today were completed without incident and efficiently,” Nason said in an announcement of the arrests, “Casey Reardon and Jason Swain were instrumental in the successful completion of the cases. I want to also make sure we give credit to the multiple agencies that helped us and the assistance that we continue to receive from the public. Without the assistance that we receive from the public and these other agencies, arrests like this, nor the size of these arrests wouldn’t happen as often as they do.”

The Chief encouraged the public to report what they believe is criminal activity, to include unlawful possession and or sale of drugs.

Those under arrest include;

Keeton Seaquist

 

Keeton C. Seaquist, 27, of Plattsburgh, NY

Charges include;

Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance 5th D-felony

Criminal Saleof a Controlled Substance 4th C-felony (Suboxone)

He was transported to Franklin County Court for arraignment on an Indictment Warrant

 

 

 

 

 

Ryan Morgan

 

Ryan S. Morgan, 38, of Saranac Lake, NY

He Was found to be in possession of approximately 2 grams of cocaine during his arrest

Charges include;

Criminal Saleof a Controlled Substance 3rd B-felony (cocaine)

Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance 3rd B-felony (2 counts)

He is remanded to the Franklin County Jail in leiu of $15,000 cash or $30,000 bail bond to be arraigned in Franklin County Court

 

 

 

 

Heth Graham

 

Heth H Graham, 51, of Saranac Lake, NY

A search warrant was executed at Graham’s residence resulting in the discovery of approximately 3 ½ ounces of cocaine.

Charges include;

Criminal Saleof a Controlled Substance 3rd B-felony (cocaine) (2 counts)

Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance 3rd B-felony (3 counts)

He is remanded to the Franklin County Jail in leiu of $10,000 cash or $20,000 bail bond to be arraigned in Franklin County Court.

 

 

 

Francis Odell

 

Francis J Odell, 41, of Saranac Lake, NY

Charges include;

Criminal Saleof a Controlled Substance 3rd B-felony (oxycontin)

Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance 5th D-felony (2 counts)

Conspiracy 4th E-felony (2 counts)

Criminal Saleof a Controlled Substance 4th C-felony (methadone)

He is remanded to the Franklin County Jail in leiu of $15,000 cash or $30,000 bail bond to be arraigned in Franklin County Court.

 

 

Pierre Suzanne

 

Pierre A. Suzanne, 53, of Saranac Lake, NY

Criminal Saleof a Controlled Substance 3rd B-felony (hydromorphone)

Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance 5th D-felony

Conspiracy 4th E-felony

He is remanded to the Franklin County Jail in leiu of $10,000 cash or $20,000 bail bond to be arraigned in Franklin County Court.

 

 

 

 

George Lafountain III

 

George H. Lafountain III, 34, of Tupper Lake, NY

Criminal Saleof a Controlled Substance 3rd B-felony (alprazolam)

Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance 5th D-felony

Conspiracy 5th A-misdemeanor

He is remanded to the Franklin County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash or $20,000 bail bond.

 

 

 

 

 

Jessica A. Cahill, 22, of Lake Placid, NY

Charges include;

Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance 7th  A-misdemeanor (hydromorphone)

Possession of a Controlled Substance not in original container. A public health law violation

She was processed at the police station and released on an appearance ticket to appear inSaranac Lake Village Court.

Melinda L. Duprey, 18, of Saranac Lake, NY

Charges include;

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana (A violation)

She was issued an appearance ticket to appear inSaranac Lake Village Court

 

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