22 September 2021
Major Ruben A. Oliver
Troop B Commander

On September 21, 2021, State Police and the Massena Police Department arrested 32-year-old Matthew J. Jacobs of Fort Covington in regard to multiple investigations. Jacobs was determined to have stolen a 2021 Can Am Defender UTV from a residence on North Raquette River Road in Massena on July 18, 2021. Jacobs also stole 1994 Chevrolet Blazer from the parking lot of Northern New York Auto in Fort Covington on September 21, then crashed it on State Route 37 C in Brasher near the Helena Fire Station. A passenger, 36-year-old Olivia J. Terrence of Akwesasne, was taken to the Massena Memorial Hospital with serious injuries and later transported to SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse where she is in critical but stable condition.
Massena Police located Jacobs and arrested him in connection with separate investigations. He was then turned over to State Police and charged with Burglary 2nd degree, and Grand Larceny 3rd degree, stemming from the stolen UTV. He was additionally charged with Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 3rd degree for the stolen vehicle he crashed. Jacobs was arraigned in the Village of Massena Court and remanded to St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility in lieu of $10,000 cash bail, or $20,000 bail bond. He is to return to the Massena Village Court at a later date.

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