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Posted on: October 5, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Whitehall woman charged with felony


Date of Incident: Friday, September 25, 2020 

Date of Arrest: September 29, 2020

Incident Location: Washington County Correctional Facility - 399 Broadway

Township: Fort Edward

Case #: 2020-011559

INDIVIDUALS INVOLVED: Morgan E. Harris | Age: 27

Address: Grey Goose Road | Whitehall, NY 12887

Charges Filed: Promoting Prison Contraband in the 1st Degree

Arraigned: Yes

 Court: Fort Edward

 Mug Shot | Photo Attached: ☒

Lodged: Yes 

Bail: N/A 

INCIDENT SUMMARY: According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested Morgan Harris, age 27 for Promoting Prison Contraband 1st degree, a Class D Felony. The investigation indicated that Harris was in possession of a hypodermic needle containing a liquid substance while being processed into the Washington County Correctional Facility, where she was confined for an unrelated incident. Morgan was arraigned at the Fort Edward Town Court and released without bail, however remains remanded at the Washington County Correctional Facility for unrelated charges.

Officer (s) Handling: Investigator Jen Noble

ASSISTING AGENCIES:  Corrections Division (Washington County Sheriff)

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