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December 4, 2013

Police Log: Dec. 4, 2013

FELONY ARRESTS

SARANAC LAKE —  A Saranac Lake man was arrested Dec. 3 for allegedly failing to register in accordance with the state Sex Offender Registration Act.

William J. Strack, 45, turned himself in to Saranac Lake Police after he learned he was wanted on an arrest warrant, according to a news release from the Saranac Lake Police Department.

Strack allegedly failed to register a change of address within 10 days of moving, which is a requirement of the state law.

He was charged with sex offender failure to register and verify address, a felony.

Strack was arraigned in Saranac Lake Village Court and was released after posting $1,500 cash bail.

SARANAC LAKE — A Saranac Lake woman was arrested Dec. 3 in connection with an alleged check forgery, police said.

Nicole M. Schelle, 27, altered a check that did not belong to her and cashed it at a local store, according to a news release from the Saranac Lake Police Department.

Schelle was charged with second-degree forgery, a felony; possession of a forged instrument, a felony; second-degree criminal impersonation, a misdemeanor, and fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, a misdemeanor.

She was arraigned in Saranac Lake Village Court and sent to the Franklin County Jail in lieu of $2,500 cash or $5,000 bond.

PLATTSBURGH — A West Chazy man was arrested Nov. 29 after he allegedly violated the terms of his probation.

Joseph W. Barcomb, 21, was arrested on a warrant issued by Clinton County Court that alleged Barcomb violated the terms of his felony probation from previous third-degree burglary conviction, according to a news release from the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department.

Barcomb was arraigned in Clinton County Court and was sent to the Clinton County Jail in lieu of $25,000 cash bail or bond, the Sheriff’s Department said.

He is scheduled to reappear in court at a later date.

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