POTSDAM - An on-going investigation into drug activity in the Potsdam area has led to the arrest of a Lake Placid man.
Village police picked up Daniel J. Hanczyk, 21, on a county court bench warrant after a St. Lawrence County grnad jury indicted him for fifth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance. He allegedly sold Adderall to another person.
Hanczyk was arraigned by St. Lawrence County Court Judge Jerome J. Richards and sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility without bail.
Village police also picked up two other men on county court warrants Thursday stemming from their investigation into drug activity in the Potsdam area.
Michael C. Fruce, 20, a Clarkson University student, was indicted for three counts of third-degree criminal sale of marijuana and and one count of fifth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance (Adderall).
Andrew P. Miller, 20, a Clarkson University student, was indicted for two counts of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance (cocaine).
Miller and Fruce were also arraigned by Judge Richards and sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility pending further court proceedings,
Police said the arrests were the result of multiple investigations conducted by St. Lawrence County Drug Task Force investigators from the Potsdam Police Department into the trafficking and sale of various drugs in the Potsdam area. The investigations are ongoing and more arrests are pending, police said.