Gravy Train arrestees and Ogdensburg man charged with conspiracy, possessing prison contraband
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 5:51 pm

CANTON -- Two suspects who were arrested in Operation Gravy Train and a third person are charged with possessing prison contraband and conspiracy.

Travis D. O’Neill, 35, of 72 Maple St., Massena and Allen J. Oshier, 34, of 6069 U.S. Route 11, Canton are each charged with one count of first-degree attempted promoting prison contraband, fourth-degree conspiracy and fifth-degree criminal solicitation, deputies said.

They were each charged in June as part of Operation Gravy Train, a multi-state drug investigation that led to more than 100 suspects charged with trafficking cocaine, heroin and fentanyl.

Also charged as part of the prison contraband investigation was Brian L. Middlemiss, 33, of 1068 Washington St., Ogdensburg. He is charged with first-degree promoting prison contraband and fifth-degree conspiracy, police said.

All three were arraigned in Canton Town Court. O’Neill was remanded without bail. Oshier was remanded in lieu of $5,000 bail or $10,000 bond, and Middlemiss in lieu of $1,000 bail or $2,000 bond, deputies said.