Norfolk police still working on reform plan due April 1

CANTON — Jerry A. Yerden, 34, of Ogdensburg and currently an inmate at St. Lawrence County jail, Canton, was charged by St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies Friday with first-degree promoting prison contraband and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Police allege Mr. Yerden was in possession of the controlled substance Suboxone while incarcerated in county jail. He was held on the contraband charge on $100 cash bail or $200 bond.

Mr. Yerden is also being held without bail on kidnapping, strangulation, criminal contempt and conspiracy charges related to an alleged September kidnapping.

Amanda L. Morley, 36, of Heuvelton, was charged by state police Friday with driving while intoxicated and operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration, or BAC, of at least 0.08% in the town of Oswegatchie.

Richard G. Sackett, 45, of Potsdam, was charged by state police Saturday with DWI and operating a motor vehicle with a BAC of at least 0.08% in Potsdam.

William J. LaRock, 32, of Ogdensburg, was charged by state police Sunday with first-degree possessing a forged instrument and resisting arrest in connection with an Ogdensburg fraud complaint.

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