Massena Mayor Tim Currier was busted after a short police chase through the town close to the Canadian fringe at about 12:25 p.m.
Currier, 55, was a focused in a covert investigation of drug sales and possession, the St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office said.
Massena Mayor Tim Currier is blamed for supposedly having rocks of crack. (St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office)
As Currier was escaping police, he is blamed for hurling one gram of crack out the window of his car.
He was accused of criminal ownership of a controlled substance, altering actual proof, and inability to agree to a cop.
The civic chairman was summoned distantly on Tuesday and requested by Morristown Town Justice James Phillips to return sometime in the future.
Currier has been Massena’s civic chairman since 2014. Prior to that, he was head of the Massena Police Department.