Sep 29
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On September 24, 2015 the Plattsburgh City Police Arrested Russell McGee 33 of Schuyler Falls, New York, Denise Giddings 23 of Schuyler Falls New York and Travis McLean 36 of Plattsburgh, New York.  The arrests stem of the execution of two separate search warrants that were executed by the Adirondack Drug Task Force.  
 
During the execution of the first search warrant that was issued by of the Town of Plattsburgh Court, McGee was found to be in possession of approximately 32 grams of heroin.  Police estimate the street value of the heroin to be in excess of $25,000.  Other items recovered were various items used in the distribution of heroin and approximately $3,300 in U.S. Currency.  McGee was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree a Class “B” Felony and Giddings was charged with Tampering with Physical Evidence a class “E” Felony after she attempted to destroy drug evidence.  McGee was arraigned in Plattsburgh City Court and committed to the Clinton County Jail without bail.  Giddings was released on an appearance ticket.  
 
On September 24, 2015 a second search warrant was executed in the Town of Plattsburgh by the Adirondack Drug Task Force where the Plattsburgh City Police Department arrested McLean after he was found to be in possession of sixty one bags of heroin.  Plattsburgh Police estimate the street value of the heroin to be approximately $2,400.  McLean was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree a class “B” Felony and arraigned in Plattsburgh City Court, bail was set at $25,000 cash and $50,000 bond.    
 
On September 29, 2015 as a result of the continuing investigation a third warrant was issued by the Schuyler Falls Town Court.  As a result of the execution of the search warrant members of the Adirondack Drug Task Force recovered a loaded 25 caliber semiautomatic handgun from a vehicle believed to be owned by McGee. 
 
The execution of all three search warrants were a result of a several month investigation conducted by the Adirondack Drug Task Force which is comprised of members of the Plattsburgh City Police Department, Clinton County Sheriff’s Department, New York State Police, Drug Enforcement Administration, United States Border Patrol, Homeland Security Investigations, Clinton County District Attorney’s Office and the Essex County Sheriff’s Department.  
 
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      Denise Giddings, 23                 Russell McGee, 33                  Travis McLean, 36    
 
 
Submitted by Det.Matthew Bell
Contact: Chief Desmond Racicot
Phone: 518-563-3411
 
 
 
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