Ogdensburg woman charged after $17,000 in heroin found at residence
OGDENSBURG — An Ogdensburg woman was charged by city police with heroin possession Monday, June 7 following a search of her residence.
Courtney M. Barber, 28, 921 Carolina St., was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class B felony, police said.A half ounce of heroin with a street value of $17,000 was located at Barber’s residence during the executive of a search warrant there by the Ogdensburg police narcotic enforcement unit, St. Lawrence County Drug Task Force and Homeland Security Investigations.
Barber was arraigned in Ogdensburg City Court and released on her own recognizance.
City police were assisted by St. Lawrence County Drug Task Force, Canton Police Department, Homeland Security Investigations, the U.S. Border Patrol and St. Lawrence County District Attorney’s Office Chief Confidential Investigator.
The investigation is ongoing and further arrests are possible.