18 December 2019
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Darrin S. Pitkin
Troop B Commander
On December 17, 2019, State Police arrested 36-year-old Matthew J. Taylor of Saranac Lake, after he made verbal threats of violence toward the Franklin County Department of Social Services in Malone. He was charged with one count of Making a Terroristic Threat (felony). Taylor was arraigned in the North Elba Town Court where he was remanded to the Essex County Jail on no bail due to prior felony convictions.
State Police were assisted by the Saranac Lake Police Department.