MASSENA -- More than a dozen law enforcement agencies from both sides of the U.S.-Canada border plan to announce what officials imply is big news at a press conference Thursday.
Providing no details at all other than listing the police agencies that will be represented there, United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian of the Northern District of New York said “a significant North Country law enforcement operation” will be announced.
However, agencies include drug enforcement and customs agents, as well as district attorneys and local police.
The news conference, at 2 p.m., will be at the Massena Town Hall, 60 Main Street Room 30.
Agencies and organizations represented at the conference include the district attorneys of St. Lawrence Clinton and Franklin Counties, the Massena Police Department, the St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department, the Department of Homeland Security, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police Department, the New York State Police, the United States Customs and Border Protection Office of Air and Marine, the United States Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the New York Attorney General’s Office, the Oneida Indian Nation Police and the Customs and Border Protection United States Border Patrol.