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Arrests made after campground disturbance

June 21, 2012
Adirondack Daily Enterprise

LAKE GEORGE - On the weekend of June 9, state Department of Environmental Conservation police made one arrest and issued numerous tickets related to an incident at the DEC Hearthstone Campground in the town of Lake George.

Anthony McPhillips, 21, of East Greenbush, was charged with disorderly conduct, failure to register as a camper, failure to comply and failure to observe quiet hours, all violations. McPhillips faces up to $1,000 in fines and up to 60 days in jail.

In the same incident, 26 youths from Rensselaer County, ranging in age from 16 to 20 were issued appearance tickets for underage possession of alcohol. The violation has a maximum possible penalty of $250 in fines and up to 15 days in jail.

Four of the youths were charged with additional violations:

All of the tickets were returnable to the town of Lake George court.

DEC warns high school graduates and others that the possession of alcohol by underage persons is prohibited at DEC campgrounds and on all state lands.



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