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October 10, 2013

Police Log: Oct. 10, 2013 — Felony arrest

PLATTSBURGH — A Quebec woman was charged Oct. 3 with scheme to defraud.

Melissa Calhoun, 28, of Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Quebec, opened a checking account at an NBT Bank under a false business name, Plattsburgh City Police said.

In September, Calhoun wrote 17 checks out of that account for expenses totaling about $7,300, police said.

Calhoun was charged with first-degree scheme to defraud, a felony.

Calhoun posted $5,000 cash bail at the Clinton County Jail on Saturday, according to the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department.

— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg and Contributing Writer Amy Heggen

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