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December 21, 2012

Police Log: Dec. 21, 2012 — Felony arrest

SARANAC LAKE — A Tupper Lake man was arrested on felony domestic violence charges.

Michael R. Dukett, 28, was arrested at 5:24 p.m. Wednesday for allegedly striking an acquaintance in the face in an apartment in the Village of Saranac Lake, said Saranac Lake Police Chief Bruce Nason. The victim suffered broken bones to the face and was treated and released from a hospital, Nason said.

Dukett was arrested at the Franklin County Probation Office. He was on probation for a previous misdemeanor DWI offense, Nason said.

Dukett was charged with second-degree assault, a felony.

He was arraigned in Saranac Lake Village Court and remanded to the Essex County Jail in lieu of $15,000 cash or $30,000 bond.

No further information was available.

— By staff writers Felicia Krieg and Kim Smith Dedam

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