September 8, 2013

Police Log: Sept. 8, 2013


PLATTSBURGH — As a result of DNA evidence, a man was arrested and charged with a burglary that was committed a year ago.

John S. Hunt, 35, of Plattsburgh, was charged with third-degree burglary, a felony. The charge stemmed from a burglary last September at Dame’s Motor Sports on Route 3.

Investigator Matthew Dandrow said that the burglar broke a window to get in, cutting himself on the glass and leaving blood behind.

“We sent the blood to our lab, and it was a DNA match to John Hunt,” Dandrow said.

However, by the time the match came back, Hunt was already in prison; Dandrow said that his arrest had followed a parole violation.

Hunt’s prison sentence ended on Friday, and he was transported back to Plattsburgh and arrested in connection with the burglary at Dame’s Motor Sports.

Hunt was arraigned in Town of Plattsburgh Court before Judge Joyce that day. He was sent to County Jail in lieu of $5,000 or $10,000 bond.

PLATTSBURGH — A Peru man was charged with grand larceny after allegedly being found driving a stolen vehicle, according to Plattsburgh City Police.

Connor Good, 19, of Peru was interviewed by Plattsburgh City Police at a traffic stop Wednesday. Good was allegedly driving while impaired. Police said that during the course of the interview they found out that the vehicle Good was driving had been taken from a residence on Brinkerhoff Street.

Good was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny and aggravated driving while intoxicated, both felonies. He was also charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor.

He was released on $500 bail, said police, and is scheduled to appear in Plattsburgh City Court on September 17.

CHATEAUGAY — A Chateaugay man was charged with criminal contempt and harassment Aug. 29.

Allen L. Trombley, 66, allegedly verbally threatened to harm his girlfriend, with whom he was living, State Police Troop B Public Information Officer Trooper Jennifer Fleishman said.

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