Police arrest last suspect in Tupper drug round up

PIERCEFIELD – Tupper Lake-based state police arrested Stephen P. Whitley, 25, at his Piercefield home on an arrest warrant at 5:20 p.m. Sunday.

Tupper Lake village police said state police officers were acting on a tip from village police, who sought Whitley as part of the March 21 drug round up.

Police charged Whitley with two counts of fourth degree criminal sale of marijuana, a misdemeanor.

Whitley was arraigned in front of Judge Chris Delair and remanded to the Franklin County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash or $20,000 bond.