August 10, 2013

Police Log: Aug. 10, 2013 — Felony arrest


---- — CHESTERFIELD — A Schuylerville man was charged Aug. 3 with a felony tax law violation.

At 10:08 a.m. on Interstate 87 southbound, Valcour-based State Police stopped a vehicle driven by Robert E. Walsh, 58, for speeding, Plattsburgh-based State Police said.

Upon interviewing Walsh, troopers learned that he had 57 cartons of untaxed cigarettes in his vehicle, police said.

Walsh was arrested at 10:55 a.m. and was charged with possession or transporting 10,000 or more unstamped cigarettes, a felony.

He was released on an appearance ticket for 10 a.m. Aug. 12 in Chesterfield Town Court, police said.

— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg