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February 9, 2013

Police Log: Feb. 9, 2013 — Felony arrest

PLATTSBURGH — A Plattsburgh woman was arrested on felony assault and weapon possession charges Tuesday.

On Jan. 31, Carrie Gehrig, 21, allegedly engaged in an argument with her ex-boyfriend that resulted in her throwing a fork at his face, causing him to suffer a laceration to his left cheek, Plattsburgh City Police said.

The incident happened at Gehrig’s apartment on South Catherine Street, police said.

Her ex-boyfriend reported the incident to police, telling them he threw a fork at Gehrig.

Gehrig was arrested at 6:20 p.m. in a traffic stop, police said.

She was charged with second-degree assault with a dangerous instrument and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, both felonies.

Gehrig was arraigned in Plattsburgh City Court and sent to Clinton County Jail in lieu of $2,500 and $5,000 bond.

She remained in County Jail Friday evening, according to the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department.

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