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April 19, 2014

Police Log: April 19, 2014 — Felony arrest

PLATTSBURGH — A Plattsburgh man was charged Thursday with grand larceny and four misdemeanors. 

John S. Hunt, 37, was allegedly driving a vehicle that was reported stolen from the Town of Plattsburgh when he crashed it on April 2, according to a news release from the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office.

Hunt was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, a felony; third-degree unauthorized use of a vehicle, a misdemeanor; leaving the scene of a personal-injury accident, a misdemeanor; third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, a misdemeanor; failure to report an accident, a misdemeanor; speed not reasonable and prudent, a violation; passing a red light, a violation, and moving from lane unsafely, a violation.

He was arraigned in Plattsburgh Town Court and sent to Clinton County Jail without bail.

Hunt will reappear in court at a later date.

The Sheriff’s Department said the investigation is ongoing and more arrests are possible.

— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg

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