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July 2, 2014

Police Log: July 2, 2014

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PLATTSBURGH — A Plattsburgh man was charged with two felonies June 18. 

David Parent, 25, was allegedly observed by a police officer entering a vehicle. He subsequently fled from the scene, according to Plattsburgh City Police. 

After being obtained and arrested, Parent allegedly confessed to two other larcenies. In the first, a purse with a credit card was stolen from a vehicle on Pine Street and in the second, a wallet with cash, a credit card, a social security card, and a driver’s license was stolen from a car parked on U.S. Avenue, police said. 

He was charged with two counts of fourth-degree grand larceny, both felonies. He was also charged with resisting arrest and attempted petit larceny, both misdemeanors.

No further information was available. 

PLATTSBURGH — A Plattsburgh man was charged with felony possession of a weapon June 18.

Police officers responded to 5062 South Catherine Street for the report of an altercation. They were also alerted that an involved male fled the scene, according to Plattsburgh City Police. 

After investigation, police found no indication of an altercation but stopped Martin Murchison, 24, who had fled the area to Pine Street, police said. 

Murchison was found to be in possession of a switch-blade knife with a conviction of a crime in his criminal history, police said. 

He was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a felony, and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation. 

No further information was available. 

— By Contributing Writer Amy Heggen

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