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Montgomery County Sheriff's Office victim of Facebook hoax

A phony page claiming to represent the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office appeared Wednesday on Facebook.
A phony page claiming to represent the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office appeared Wednesday on Facebook.
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The casual reader checking out the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office online would get the impression a Fort Plain man was dramatically arrested Tuesday night, pinned down by three deputies in his driveway after struggling to grab a gun from one of them. A rather gripping account of the incident was posted Wednesday on a Facebook page claiming to be operated by the department. The post included one Deputy Bedell saying “he took off, attempting to ...

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