Police: Ogdensburg woman jailed after K9 unit alerts officers to drugs inside vehicle during traffic stop
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 6:02 am

OGDENSBURG — An Ogdensburg woman was jailed Nov. 17 on drug charges after a K9 unit (Kodiak) alerted police to the presence of narcotics inside a vehicle following a traffic stop on Knox Street, according to Ogdensburg police.

Police said a search of the vehicle, being driven by April R. Coombs, turned up an undisclosed quantity of methamphetamine.

Coombs was charged with second-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, felony, police said.

She was also charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal possession of a hypodermic needle, officers said.

She was arraigned in Ogdensburg court and remanded to St. Lawrence County Jail. Police did not say what her bail amount was.

Coombs was arrested less than two months about on drug charges on Pine Street. On Sept. 27 she was charged with fifth-degree and seventh-degree criminal possession of controlled substance. Following that arrest she was released under the supervision of probation.