05 April 2021
Major Ruben A. Oliver
Troop B Commander

On March 31, 2021, State Police arrested 34-year-old Stephen T. Ales of Peru, following a report that Ales was manufacturing methamphetamine in his residence on Mark Way in the town of Peru.  Ales was found in possession of multiple precursors used in the manufacture of methamphetamine. The New York State Police Contaminated Crime Scene Emergency Response Team (CCSERT) responded and rendered the scene secure. Ales was charged with one count of Unlawful Manufacture of Methamphetamine 2nd degree. He was virtually arraigned in the City of Plattsburgh Court and remanded to the Clinton County Jail without bail due to two previous felony convictions.  A parole warrant was also lodged at Clinton County Jail. State Police were assisted by the New York Department of Correction and Community Supervision.

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