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January 24, 2013

Police Log: Jan. 24, 2013

SMUGGLING ATTEMPT

SWANTON, Vt. — Swanton Sector Border Patrol agents stopped the smuggling attempt of an aggravated felon recently.

At about 1:30 a.m., agents from the Champlain Border Patrol station encountered a suspicious black SUV with four occupants traveling east on State Route 276 near Rouses Point. When agents stopped the vehicle they discovered a male driver and three male passengers all claiming to be citizens of El Salvador.

Further investigation revealed that the driver and one of the passengers are citizens of El Salvador residing in the United States as lawful permanent residents. The second passenger is also a citizen of El Salvador illegally in the United States. The third passenger turned out to be a citizen of the Dominican Republic and an aggravated felon previously removed from the United States.

PERSONAL INJURY ACCIDENTS

PLATTSBURGH — Police said a Plattsburgh man was injured Tuesday evening when he ran into oncoming traffic and was struck by a vehicle.

According to initial scanner reports, the driver called Plattsburgh City Police to report that a man had jumped in front of her vehicle on South Catherine Street and then fled into a nearby residence.

City Police later located Quinn Hall, 23, who complained of head pain, believed to have been caused in the 6 p.m. accident.

Hall was taken to CVPH Medical Center, where he was still being treated Tuesday night.

The incident was still being investigated Tuesday and no further information, including the driver’s name, was available.

MINERVA — At least one person was injured in a one-car accident Dec. 28.

Shortly before 12:45 p.m., Chelsea Hammond, 22, was driving westbound on Irish Town Road when she allegedly lost control of her vehicle and struck a snow embankment, causing the car to spin, Lewis-based State Police said.

The injured parties were no specified in the police report.

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