Four arrested in Ogdensburg on drug charges following search warrant execution
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 11:51 am

OGDENSBURG – Four Ogdensburg residents were arrested Wednesday after a search revealed a quantity of drugs and evidence of meth-making.

Arrested were:

• Brian J. O’Marah, 29, 1513 Ford St., Apt. C, charged with second-degree unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine, a Class C felony; third-degree criminal possesion of a weapon, brass knuckles, a class D felony; and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class A misdemeanor.

• Nicole M. Steinburg, 34, 1513 Ford Street, Apt. C, charged with third-degree unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine, a Class D felony.

• Dylan A. Arquitt, 26, 223 Gates St., charged with two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of as controlled substance

• Richard K. Reese, 28, 615 Morris Street, charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of as controlled substance.

According to Ogdensburg Det. David Layng, all four were held in lockup pending arraignment, and the investigation is still continuing.

Layng said city police responded to the Ford Street apartment. Upon their arrival, officers observed several people inside, and also in plain view a quantity of narcotics.

A search warrant was executed on the residence, Layng said, and a quantity of narcotics and evidence related to the manufacturing of methamphetamine were found.

The suspects were arraigned before Judge Alford. O’Marah was ordered held and Steinburg was released under the supervision of probation, police said.

The Ogdensburg Police Department Narcotics Enforcement Unit was assisted by the St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force, New York State Parole, and New York State Police CCSERT.