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March 30, 2013

Police Log: March 30, 2013

FELONY ARRESTS

MALONE — A Fort Covington man was charged with criminal possession of stolen property.

Danny S. French, 22, was found in possession of a stolen 12-guage shot gun, New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation Investigator Kevin Trombley said.

French was arrested Thursday morning and was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, specifically a firearm, a felony.

The weapon was missing from a location in Fort Covington, Trombley said.

French was arraigned and sent to Franklin County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash or $20,000 bond, according to a State Police blotter entry.

No further information was available.

PLATTSBURGH — A Peru woman was charged with grand larceny and forgery for allegedly stealing money from a blind man.

Angie McKee, 36, was charged Wednesday with third-degree grand larceny and second-degree forgery, both felonies.

In the time leading up to McKee’s arrest, two sisters of a local man who is legally blind discovered anomalies with his checking records, Plattsburgh City Police Lt. Scott Beebie said.

When they conducted further research, the two women found checks not authorized by their brother were made out either to McKee or to “cash,” Beebie said.

McKee, who is an acquaintance of the family, allegedly stole $7,700 from the victim over the course of several months starting in late 2012, he said.

McKee was arraigned in Plattsburgh City Court and sent to Clinton County Jail. She posted a $16,000 bond Thursday, according to the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department.

She is scheduled to appear before Judge Mark Rogers in City Court at 8:30 a.m. April 10.

PERSONAL INJURY ACCIDENTS

PLATTSBURGH — At least three people were injured Thursday after a Plattsburgh woman’s vehicle crossed the Northway to the opposite lane of travel, police said.

Matthew Rougier, 31, of West Chazy, who said he witnessed the accident, gave State Police the following account: Carole Mathon, 41, of Boucherville, Quebec was driving northbound on Interstate 87 shortly before 8:30 p.m., when a car driven by Jenna Proctor, 29, of Plattsburgh that was traveling in the southbound lane drove into the right shoulder, crossed over the median and the northbound lanes of I-87, striking the east guide rail while on the northbound side before crossing back over the northbound lanes and striking Mathon’s vehicle head-on, Plattsburgh-based State Police said.

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