On October 24th, 2016 with assistance of the Erie County Holding Center, Deputies from the Sheriff’s Office arrested Abbey L. Hitchcock, age 26 on an Allegany County Violation of Probation Warrant. Hitchcock was processed and transported to the Allegany County Jail where she is being held without bail and is to appear in Allegany County Court at a later date for additional court action.
Allegany County Sheriff Rick Whitney reports that on October 22nd, 2016 following an investigation at the Allegany County Jail, the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit Investigators arrested Dustin C. Herzig, age 27 of Middlesex for the following charges;
- Promoting Prison Contraband in the 1st Degree.
- Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th Degree. (2 counts)
- Attempted Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the 4th Degree.
- Conspiracy in the 5th Degree.
- Possession of a Hypodermic Instrument.
- Unlawful Possession of Marijuana.
The arrest stems from an incident in which Herzig allegedly introduced Suboxone into the Allegany County Jail lobby area while waiting for visitation to begin with an inmate. During the investigation, Herzig was also allegedly found to be in possession of three bags of heroin, a hypodermic instrument and a small amount of marijuana. Herzig was processed by Investigators and transported to the Town of Friendship Court where he was arraigned and then remanded to the Allegany County Jail on $10,000.00 cash bail or $20,000.00 insurance bond.