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July 22, 2013

Police Log: July 22, 2013 — Felony arrest

SARANAC LAKE — A Saranac Lake man faces a number of charges related to an alleged burglary. 

Joseph D. Williams, 27, was arrested by Saranac Lake Police on a warrant at 10:15 p.m. Friday following an investigation that found he and another individual broke into a third person’s residence and removed property that did not belong to them, according to a news release from the department.

Williams, the release said, was also found to be in possession of a hypodermic instrument, for which he did not have a prescription. 

He was charged with second-degree burglary; fourth-degree grand larceny; fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property; and fourth-degree conspiracy, all felonies. 

In addition, Williams was charged with two misdemeanors, including criminal mischief and criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument. 

After being arraigned, he was remanded to Franklin County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 bond. 

No further information was available Sunday. 

— By Staff Writer Ashleigh Livingston

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