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Clifton Park man arrested for narcotic possession, assault

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – A 28-year old Clifton Park man is under arrest after an assault in downtown Saratoga Springs.

Police responded to Caroline Street for reports of a fight in front of the Paddock Bar. When they arrived, it was determined that John R. Hodgkinson, of Riverview Road, was involved in the fight and that he assaulted someone.

While they were placing Hodgkinson under arrest, officers found a narcotic drug that field tested positive for Crystal Meth / MDMA in his possession.

He is charged with Criminal possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th-Degree and Assault in the 3rd-Degree.

Hodgkinson was transported to the police department where he was processed and then celled pending a court arraignment.

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