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Lake Placid Residents Shocked By Drug Crazed Festival-Goers

LAKE PLACID (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — A weekend music festival at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid, once home to the storied victory by the underdog US Hockey team over the dread menace of Soviet Hockey expansionism, attracted more than 4,000 music fans and apparently drugs as well.

According to Police officials, more than 30 attendees were arrested with a wide variety of illicit adulterants. Everything from LSD laced toothpicks and designer drugs like MDMA (ecstasy) to old favorites such as marijuana and 'shrooms.

"Snoe.down brought a high amount of drugs to the village. We never find those types at other times during the year," Lake Placid Police Sgt. Bill Moore told The Press Republican "It was a big concern, especially so close to the school."

The festival, hosted by granola rockers moe. This year's lineup included The Disco Biscuits, Little Feat, Brazilian Girls, The Slip, Tea Leaf Green, Vorcza, Brother's Past, Moonboot Lover's Peter Prince, Sam Kininger Band, Gordon Stone Band, and The Brew. Late night shows will feature Brothers Past, Lucy Vincent, and the return of Gratefully Deadicated Sound System, among others. – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers