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February 8, 2014

Police Log: Feb. 8, 2013 — Felony arrest

PLATTSBURGH — A Plattsburgh man was charged Tuesday with promoting prison contraband.

Benjamin Vanvalkenbury, 20, Plattsburgh was arrested for possessing prohibited items while incarcerated at the Clinton County Jail, the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release.

Vanvalkenbury was charged with first-degree promoting prison contraband, a felony, the Sheriff’s Department said.

He was arraigned in Plattsburgh Town Court and his bail was set at $10,000 cash or $20,000 bond.

— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg

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