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Investigation leads to multiple drug arrests

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- A five month investigation in Saratoga Springs has lead to 12 arrests, including a public official.

Police say David Forbes, 43, the highway superintendent for Milton, and eleven others, were involved in illegal drug activity in and around the city. All 12 were charged with at least fourth degree conspiracy, a felony. Some were charged with criminal sale and criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Police say they seized two ounces of powder cocaine, five pounds of marijuana and one vehicle during the investigation and expect to make additional arrests. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP