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September 23, 2013

Police Log: Sept. 23, 2013 — Felony arrest

PLATTSBURGH — A Plattsburgh woman was arrested for alleged domestic violence. 

According to City Police, at 8:18 p.m. Friday officers responded to a third-party report that Michele M. Johnson, 38, had allegedly picked up and thrown a glass ashtray at her husband, striking him in the head. 

Johnson was arrested and charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a class D felony; second-degree assault, a class D felony; fourth-degree attempted criminal mischief, a class D misdemeanor; and resisting arrest, a class A misdemeanor, for repeatedly using her feet to kick the rear door of the arresting officer’s vehicle.

Johnson was arraigned in City Court and was taken to Clinton County Jail in lieu of $2,500 bail or $5,000 bond.

— By Staff Writer Ashleigh Livingston and contributing writers Chris Fasolino and Ben Rowe

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