On February 19, 2021, at approximately 2:52 p.m., State Police arrested 30-year-old Ryan L. Moore of Canton and 32-year-old Kevin J. Brainard of Ogdensburg following a traffic stop on Ogden Street in the city of Ogdensburg. Moore, the operator, was found in possession of metal knuckles. Brainard was found in possession of a quantity of acetaminophen and hydrocodone bitartrate. Brainard was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th degree (A misdemeanor). He was released on an appearance ticket returnable to the Ogdensburg City Court.
Moore was charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree (E felony), due to a previous conviction. He was virtually arraigned by the Massena Town Court, and released on his own recognizance. Moore is scheduled to return to Ogdensburg City Court at a later date.