The two suspects and victim are all males and 16 or 17 years old, Altamont Police say. A pair was reportedly looking for marijuana when the deal went bad and they dragged the dealer from their car.

A 40-year-old woman feels she was discriminated against for her neurological problems and fears she will have extended panic attacks in jail.

GUILDERLAND — Joshua Bojkovic, who was arrested in March for selling drugs out of a motel office, pleaded guilty, on Dec. 4, to felony criminal possession of a controlled substance, in Albany County Court.

“Personal responsibility” was the term used Monday morning throughout the Remembering Our Loved Ones event held at Ed Frank’s Beacon of Hope in Altamont where Frank teaches teens about the gruesome effects of driving drunk or drugged.

Guilderland High school Assistant Principal Ann-Marie McManus said the school wants to be the first stop for prevention and intervention when it comes to illegal drug use.

Programs at the Beacon of Hope Center show students from area schools the experiences and results of impairing their senses.

The odor of marijuana led police to search the car, where marijuana, crack cocaine, and scales were found.

Sixteen months ago, a speeding driver in Altamont turned out to have illegal drugs and $4,000 cash in his car. The Voorheesville man was coming from music festival Camp Bisco, police said.

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