Three North Country residents, including Massena woman, charged for selling drugs
Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 2:41 pm

Three North Country residents, including a Massena woman, were arrested recently for the possession and sale of illicit prescription drugs in Franklin County following a yearlong investigation.

Lindsey M. Hicks, 30, Massena, was charged with criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree and criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, both class B felonies, according to state police.

Hicks allegedly possessed and sold heroin.

She was arraigned before the Town of Moira Court and remanded to the Franklin County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 bond, police said.

Craig J. Butchino, 56, of Westville, was charged with criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree and criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, both class B felonies, police said.

Butchino allegedly possessed and sold Oxycodone.

He was arraigned before the Town of Malone Court and remanded to the Franklin County Jail in lieu of $7,500 cash bail or $15,000 bond, according to police.

Lindsay M. Bilow, 26, of Brushton, was charged with criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree and criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, both class B felonies, police said.

Bilow allegedly possessed and sold cocaine.

She was arraigned before the Village of Malone Court and remanded to the Franklin County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 bond.

The arrests stem from a yearlong investigation by the Troop B Narcotics Enforcement Unit and the Franklin County Narcotics Border Task Force.