Tuesday, March 14, 2017




Hamptonburgh man charged with illegally possessing guns, operating marijuana grow house


HAMPTONBURGH – A man, who was allegedly driving around shining a laser light at other vehicles in the Town of Hamptonburgh, was later arrested on charges that he illegally possession three handguns without a permit and that he was conducting a marijuana growing operation in his home with a large amount of already processed marijuana.

State Police BCI in Montgomery charged Herbert Ackerson, 63, with three counts of criminal possession of a weapon, unlawfully growing cannabis and criminal possession of marijuana.  He is in the Orange County Jail in lieu of $1,500 cash bail or $3,000 bond.

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