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Woman arrested on drug possession charges at familiar Ogdensburg home

An Ogdensburg woman was charged with drug possession after officers found $17,000 worth of...
An Ogdensburg woman was charged with drug possession after officers found $17,000 worth of heroin in her home.(WWNY)
Updated: Jun. 8, 2021 at 4:44 PM EDT
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OGDENSBURG, New York (WWNY) - An Ogdensburg woman was charged with drug possession after officers found $17,000 worth of heroin in her home.

Courtney M. Barber was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

On June 7, the Ogdensburg Police Department’s Narcotic Enforcement Unit, the St. Lawrence County Drug Task Force, and Homeland Security Investigations conducted a search warrant at Barber’s home at 921 Caroline Street in Ogdensburg.

Police said one-half ounce of heroin was found at the residence with a street value of $17,000.

Barber was arraigned in Ogdensburg City Court and released on her own recognizance.

The house on Caroline Street has a history of police activity.

In February 2019, the home was the scene of a shootout. Three men were arrested.

In April 2019, police raided the home as part of major drug sweep.

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