The jail for Essex County is located at 702 Stowerville Road, Lewis, New York, Telephone Number (518) 873-6950. It serves all towns including Chesterfield, Crown, Elizabethtown, Essex, Jay, Keene, Lewis, Minerva, Moriah, Newcomb, North Elba, North Hudson, Schroon, St. Armand, Ticonderoga, Westport, Willsboro, and Wilmington. The Sheriff of Essex County is Richard C. Cutting. Sheriff Cutting is ultimately responsible for the administration of the Counties Jail. Major Thomas W. Murphy, II, is the actual jail administrator. The Counties Jail has a website located at http://www.co.essex.ny.us/Sheriffs/index_files/JailDivision.htm
Lloyd Swartz, one of the licensed bail bond agents of the North Country Bail Bond team grew up in Port Henry and graduated from the Moriah High School. Mr. Swartz’s father was the Police Chief of the Port Henry Police Department. Mr. Swartz’s first job in law enforcement was working as a member of the Ticonderoga Police Department. Prior to becoming a member of the North Country Bail Bond team, licensed bail bond agent Robert Winn worked for the Essex County District Attorney’s Office during 2006-2007 and his duties included assignments in the Moriah Town Court, the Ticonderoga Town Court, and the Schroon Town Court, among other assignments. The bail bondsman at North Country Bail Bonds are well familiar with the legal processes and can work quickly to get your loved one released on bail.
According to the United States Census, the population of Essex County was 39,370 in 2010. The Town of North Elba, where Lake Placid Is located, has a population of 8,957. The Town of Ticonderoga has a population of 5,042 and the Town of Moriah, including the Village of Port Henry, has a population of 4,879. Demographically, the population is 94.3% white and 2.7% African American. The population per square mile is 21.9.
Lake Placid is located in the county, was the home of the 1932 and the 1980 Winter Olympics, which is remembered for the “Miracle on Ice” when the United States men’s hockey team beat the heavily favored Russian team. Fort Ticonderoga, located near the south end of Lake Champlain, is also located in Essex County. Fort Ticonderoga was, of course, the site of an historic capture by Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys in 1775. Eventually the fort fell into disrepair until it was restored and Fort Ticonderoga is now a tourist attraction and museum.
The licensed bail bond agents of North County Bail Bonds are committed to serving our clients in Essex County and can provide fast, professional service to all those confined in the Essex County Jail. If arrested in the county and need a local bondsman, call the licensed bail bond agents of North Country Bail Bonds.