HUDSON, Quebec — The U.S. Geographical Survey reported a small earthquake in the Ontario-Quebec border region Tuesday.
The earthquake measured 2.7 on the Richter Scale, the U.S. Geographical Survey reported.
The quake happened shortly after 4:40 p.m. about 63 miles away from Plattsburgh near Hudson, Quebec, according to the U.S. Geographical Survey.
Hudson is about 36 miles away from Montreal.
MOIRA — A Brushton woman was charged with criminal mischief and petit larceny Monday.
Chantel A. Snyder, 31, allegedly stole some cinder blocks from the foundation of a residence in Moira and used them to make a fire pit next door to the residence, Malone-based State Police said.
Snyder was arrested at 15 Maple Leaf Dr. in the Town of Moira, according to a State Police blotter entry.
She was charged with third-degree criminal mischief of property valued at more than $250, a felony, and petit larceny, a misdemeanor.
Snyder was arraigned in Moira Town Court and is scheduled to reappear there on June 19, police said.
PLATTSBURGH — A Plattsburgh man was charged Tuesday in connection with Workers’ Compensation fraud.
It is alleged that Kevin J. Labombard, 49, continued to work as a property maintenance employee without reporting to the New York State Insurance Fraud, thereby receiving Workers’ Compensation benefits to which he was not entitled, according to a news release from the Clinton County District Attorney’s Office.
Labombard was charged Tuesday morning with committing a fraudulent practice, a felony.
He was arraigned in Champlain Town Court before Justice John Favreau and was sent to Clinton County Jail in lieu of $2,500 cash or $5,000 bond, the DA’s Office said in the release.
Labombard is scheduled to appear in Plattsburgh City Court at 10 a.m. today.
Clinton County Assistant District Attorney Jason Marx will prosecute the case.
The DA’s office has an anonymous tip line to report any type of revenue fraud at their website, www.clintoncountyda.com.