Investigators say mysterious Moreau odor was tear gas from training

MOREAU – The Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office says a strong chemical odor smelled by residents in Moreau was tear gas.

The Department of Corrections and Community Supervision says it was doing training exercises at the old Mount McGregor Correctional Facility.

DOCCS says the chemical was picked up by the wind and the resident smelled the remnants.

They said no one was ever in any danger.