13 April 2022
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Ruben A. Oliver
Troop B Commander
 
 
 

 
PRESS RELEASE
 

On April 11, 2022, State Police arrested Michael J. LaPorte, Jr., 46, of Plattsburgh, for unlawfully attempting to purchase a firearm on September 26, 2021.

An investigation determined LaPorte attempted to purchase a shotgun and his application was denied.

LaPorte was charged with Attempted Criminal Purchase of a Firearm, a class E felony.

LaPorte was issued an appearance ticket and is due to appear in the town of Plattsburgh Court on May 3, 2022.

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