November 2, 2017




Six arrested in Columbia County on drug and other charges

CLERMONT – Authorities arrested six family members in the Town of Clermont on Wednesday, November 1 following execution of a search warrant at a residence at 3 Cedar Hill Road.

State Police seized several illegal weapons, heroin, marijuana plants and over 10 pounds of processed marijuana packaged for sale.

Daniel Karcher, 41, was charged with kidnapping, felony criminal possession of marijuana, unlawfully growing cannabis, menacing, and criminal possession of a weapon with intent to use against another person.

Lehone Karcher, Jr., 48, was charged with felony criminal possession of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance and unlawfully growing cannabis. Eileen Karcher, 68, Cody Karcher, 23, Daniel Karcher, Jr., 18, and Sara Karcher, 17, were each charged with felony criminal possession of marijuana and unlawfully growing cannabis.

The arrests followed an investigation by the State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation and the Columbia County District Attorney’s Office.


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