March 14, 2013

Police Log: March 14, 2013


TUPPER LAKE — A Tupper Lake man was arrested Monday for allegedly breaking into a residence and attempting to assault the homeowner, police say.

On March 5, Charles Dukett, 42, allegedly unlawfully entered a residence on Martin Street in the Village of Tupper Lake and was allegedly involved in an altercation with the owner of the home, Tupper Lake Police said.

Dukett allegedly interfered with the homeowner calling police, police said.

Damage was done to the door of the home, police said.

Dukett was arrested at 7:10 p.m. on Monday and was charged with second-degree burglary, a felony; third-degree attempted assault, a misdemeanor, and two counts of fourth-degree criminal mischief, also a misdemeanor.

He was arraigned in Tupper Lake Village Court and was released on $1,500 cash bail, police said.

Dukett will face the charges on April 8 in Village Court, police said.

PLATTSBURGH — A Plattsburgh teen was arrested this week after he was allegedly connected to a stolen check.

Plattsburgh-based State Police charged Keith T. LaBombard, 16, with felony second-degree possession of a forged instrument in connection with a check that was reported stolen from a private safe last month.

LaBombard was released to a third party after his Monday arrest and will appear in court later this month to face the allegations.

No additional information was available on the case Tuesday.

PLATTSBURGH — A Champlain man was arrested March 3 on a probation warrant after he was pulled over by police for allegedly driving while intoxicated.

In the early morning hours of March 3, Plattsburgh City Police were patrolling in the downtown Plattsburgh area, watching pedestrian traffic, said Plattsburgh City Police Capt. Michael Branch.

Officers saw a car driving west on Clinton Street that came to an abrupt stop at the intersection with Oak Street before turning north onto Oak Street, Branch said.

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