January 25, 2021

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Massena, N.Y. — The mayor of Massena led deputies on a car chase and threw crack cocaine out the window of his car before being arrested Tuesday, according to St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office deputies.

Timmy J. Currier, 55, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and failure to comply with a police officer deputies said.

The arrest was part of an undercover operation by the St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies tried to stop the car Currier was driving at 12:25 p.m. Currier didn’t pull the car over for about one-third of a mile and threw a gram of crack cocaine out the window during the chase, deputies said.

Later Tuesday a video of an arrest of a man who appears to be Currier was posted on Facebook.

Currier was arraigned after the arrest and released on his own recognizance.

He was previously the police chief in Massena for more than two decades.

The St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office is set to hold a press conference Wednesday at 1 p.m. about the arrest.

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