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Fugitive from Justice identified as Trevor Smith | Police blotter

On Nov. 26, at approximately 9:49 a.m., Vermont State Police were notified by New York State Police regarding a Fugitive from Justice identified as Trevor Smith, 32, from Westport, and that he was currently residing in Vermont.

SUNY sexual assault allegation leads to multiple other arrests

Plattsburgh city police are reporting that in the early morning hours of Nov. 23 a female SUNY Plattsburgh student reported to her friends on campus that she was possibly drugged and sexually assaulted at the AXP fraternity house, 147 Brinkerhoff Street.

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Essex County honors jail educator

The board offered a resolution of appreciation to David Johnston at its Dec. 2 meeting, who had been the inmate GED instructor at the Essex County Correctional Facility for the past 10 years before announcing his retirement.

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17 year old arrested for pair of city fires

The early morning hours of Friday, November 29 saw Plattsburgh city police and fire department members, and members of the SUNY Plattsburgh police, called to a car fire and a house fire, mere minutes apart.

Michael Staley pleads guilty in puppy abandonment case

In Plattsburgh City Court Nov. 21, Michael Staley pled guilty to five counts of abandoning an animal, in a plea agreement worked out with the Clinton County District Attorney’s office.

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NYSP stepping up holiday patrols

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that, in an effort to prevent highway tragedies during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday weekend, the New York State Police will initiate special traffic enforcement efforts beginning Wednesday, Nov. 27.

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Town clerk-elect arrested | NYS Police blotter

The Essex town clerk-elect was arrested after an incident on Nov. 17 for stealing internet services and trespassing at an Essex home.

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Saranac Lake woman charged with murder

Ward Guy Wilbur, 66, of Saranac Lake was pronounced dead on Monday Nov. 25, after police responded to 19 Morris Way. Angela Ball, 29, of Saranac Lake was arrested for murder later that day.

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Vandal damages Schroon baseball field

Police seeking information

Before Schroon Lake youth baseball players can take field next spring, they’ll have to repair it. A vandal drove onto the Little League complex recently, destroying the outfield. The green grass is now a mess of tire tracks and mud.

Troopers honored at annual Troop B awards, retirement ceremony

The annual New York State Police Troop B Awards and Retirement Ceremony was held in Malone on Oct. 29.

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Police sting leads to arrests

Two arrests were made following a state police underage drinking initiative Oct. 29 in Essex County.

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Plea agreements offered in Northern Puppies' cases

Tammy Staley, the owner of the previously named Northern Puppies pet store, was in Plattsburgh City court Nov. 1 for further court proceedings.

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Local author's murder story to air on Halloween

Lawrence P. Gooley, Adirondack historian and true-crime author from the Plattsburgh area, will appear on the Investigation Discovery channel at midnight Halloween in a special titled “Bloody Marys.”

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Jay residents approve elimination of justice position

Residents of the town voted 245-148 Oct. 16 in favor of a town resolution eliminating the town justice position currently held by Robert Minogue. That will leave Dan Deyoe as the lone town justice, overseeing cases at the Au Sable Forks Community Center Monday nights.

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Vote on justice positions set for Wednesday

Jay residents will have the opportunity Oct. 16 to decide whether to keep two town justices or eliminate the position currently up for election. A “yes” vote will eliminate the position, while a “no” vote will keep both justice positions.