Ogdensburg man faces marijuana charges after hit and run accident
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 10:59 am

LAWRENCE – An Ogdensburg man faces multiple charges following a hit and run acident, according to state police.

Philip A. Tynon, 62, was charged with criminal possession of marijuana, failure to keep right and leaving the scene of an accident Aug. 8 at 3:28 pm., according to state police.

Troopers responded to a report of a hit and run crash, which occurred on US Highway 11 in the town of Lawrence, approximately a quarter of a mile west of the Finnegan Road. Approximately forty feet of damaged guide rails resulted from the crash.

A license plate from the suspect vehicle was found at the scene, which led troopers to a 2016 Ford F 150, registered to Tynon.

The vehicle was located soon after the crash at Tynon’s address, and found to have a damaged front bumper, damage along the front passenger side and damage to the hood of the truck. Upon interview, Tynon stated that he crashed due to a pre-existing medical condition. Tynon was found in possession of approximately 34 grams of marihuana.