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March 26, 2013

Stolen car found in Albany

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“We have been fortunate, in this community, that people do come forward and give us information.”

LIQUOR THEFT MARCH 18

Through this investigation, police said they also learned that the 17-year-old was involved in an unrelated theft in the village on March 18.

“During processing, police were able to determine the youthful offender also allegedly broke into a local business and stole several bottles of liquor,” police reports said.

Besaw and Hough were both charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, a felony, after the arrest at 6 a.m. Monday.

Besaw, who, police said, was behind the wheel, was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

The 17-year-old faces fourth-degree grand larceny, along with two charges related to the alleged liquor theft: felony third-degree burglary and petit larceny.

All three were arraigned early Monday in Saranac Lake Village Court.

Besaw was sent to Essex County Jail in lieu of $2,500 cash bail or a $5,000 bond. Nason said Hough was released after a third party posted $200 bail. And the youth was also released on $500 bail.

They all will reappear in court at a later date to answer the charges.

Email Kim Smith Dedam:kdedam@pressrepublican.com

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