City pursues ongoing anti-drug program, with two raids and four arrests

HUDSON–City Police raided two locations last week in their continuing effort to squelch drug activity in the city.

Hudson uniformed officers, detectives and state Division of Parole officers executed a search warrant on the second floor of 134 Warren Street, October 2 at 2:30 p.m. Police charged Chancey J. Mowris, 31, and Edwin J. Mowris, 37, both of that address, with two counts of seventh degree criminal possession of a controlled substance (cocaine), class A misdemeanors, according to a press release from City Police Chief Ellis Richardson.
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Short fire call at JLE initiated by dust

HUDSON—City firefighters were called to the John L. Edwards Primary School at 360 State Street for a fire alarm activation today (Thursday) at 4:27 p.m.
The chief on the scene reported the alarm had been inadvertently set off by someone vacuuming on the lower level of the building, according to the Columbia County 911 Center.
Firefighters were clear from the scene 9 minutes later.

Visit criminal justice and career fair October 5

GREENPORT—Columbia-Greene Community College hosts a criminal justice college and career fair Monday, October 5, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Colleges that offer criminal justice programs as well as employers will be at the free event. The fair, which is open to the public, will be held in the Professional Academic Center.
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Four hurt in two-vehicle crash at Canaan light

CANAAN–Four people were hurt in a two-vehicle crash on State Route 22 at the State Route 295 intersection September 25 at 8:43 p.m.

Robert Meehan, 72, of Chatham was driving a 2001 GMC Sierra Pickup truck west on Route 295.

Witnesses told investigating sheriff’s deputies that a 2008 Pontiac Vibe, driven by Lars Haas, 17, of New Lebanon was northbound on Route 22, when he failed to stop for a red traffic light and crashed in the side of Mr. Meehan’s vehicle.

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Police: Man stole $10K from 92-year-old

GREENPORT–Livingston State Police charged three people in connection with stealing more than $10,000 in cash from a 92-year-old grandmother.

Bradlee Moore, 19, of Hudson was charged with third degree grand larceny, a class D felony, September 20; Crystal Wolfe, 22, and James Rodegerdts, 24, both of Hudson were each charged with criminal possession of stolen property, a class D felony, September 23.

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