02 August 2022
 Major Richard J. O’Brien
 Troop G Commander

On July 27, 2022, State Police from Latham BCI Arrested Patrick Mcavoy, 39, of Albany, NY, for Attempted Grand Larceny in the Third Degree, a class “E” Felony, Falsely Reporting an Incident in the Third Degree, a class “A” Misdemeanor and Making a Punishable False Written Statement, a class “A” Misdemeanor. 

On July 16, 2022, at about 11:33 a.m. Mcavoy reported larceny of funds from an account he owned and monitored, totaling over $25,000, to the State Police in Latham. The investigation determined that Mcavoy initiated and authorized the multiple wire transfers, then reported them as fraudulent in an effort to get the bank to reimburse the “stolen” funds. Mcavoy was arrested and processed at SP Latham.  He was issued an appearance ticket returnable to the Colonie Town Court on August 10, 2022 and released.  

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