On September 8, 2020, State Police responded to Wal-Mart at 25 Consumer Square in Plattsburgh, in regard to a larceny that occured on September 3, 2020, at about 8:43 p.m. An unknown male stole $2,118.20 in merchandise consisting of a locked display case containing various watches, and a Vivitar Drone.
The male was later identified as Jon M. Walecki, 50, of Plattsburgh. He was arrested on September 10, and charged with Grand Larceny 4th degree. Walecki was also found in possession of a quantity of crack-cocaine. He was further charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th degree. Walecki was arraigned in the Town of Plattsburgh Court and was remanded to the Clinton County Jail on no bail. He is scheduled to return to the Plattsburgh Town Court for further proceedings.