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July 2, 2014

Police Log: July 2, 2014 — Felony arrest

PLATTSBURGH — A Plattsburgh man was charged with felony possession of a weapon June 18.

Police officers responded to 5062 South Catherine Street for the report of an altercation. They were also alerted that an involved male fled the scene, according to Plattsburgh City Police. 

After investigation, police found no indication of an altercation but stopped Martin Murchison, 24, who had fled the area to Pine Street, police said. 

Murchison was found to be in possession of a switch-blade knife with a conviction of a crime in his criminal history, police said. 

He was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a felony, and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation. 

No further information was available. 

— By Contributing Writer Amy Heggen

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