Ogdensburg, Heuvelton residents charged with variety of counts after vehicle stopped in Moira
MOIRA – Two people from Ogdensburg and one from Heuvelton were arrested on a variety of charges after what state police called a traffic stop on US Rt. 11 in Moira.
A Ford Focus was stopped at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.The operator of the vehicle had provided a false name and date of birth and failed to produce identification at the time of the stop, troopers said. He was later identified as 52-year-old William C. Barr of Ogdensburg, who was found to have an expired and suspended New York license and was taken into custody.
The front seat passenger, 25-year-old Chelsea E. White, also of Ogdensburg, was found to have a warrant out of Ogdensburg City Police Department. She was also taken into custody, troopers said.
A search of the vehicle revealed merchandise which troopers said was stolen from Wal-Mart in Potsdam, as well as a hypodermic syringe loaded with Suboxone, according to police. The syringe allegedly belonged to rear seat passenger Joshua T. Woodward, 25, of Heuvelton.
Barr was charged with false personation, criminal possession of stolen property 5th degree, and aggravated unlicensed operation 3rd degree. He was arraigned in Bangor Town Court and remanded to Franklin County Jail in lieu of $2,000 cash bail or $5,000 bond.
Woodward was arrested and charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. He was arraigned in Bangor Town Court and sent to the Franklin County Jail in lieu of $1,000 cash bail or $2,000. bond.
White was turned over to the Ogdensburg City Police Department for her active warrant.