07 October 2020
Major Ruben A. Oliver
Troop B Commander


FINAL UPDATE: The suspect was identified as 39-year-old Amber R. Crowe of Port Henry. She was arrested and charged with one count of Grand Larceny 4th degree. Crowe was released with an appearance ticket for the Plattsburgh Town Court.


UPDATE: Thanks to several tips, the suspect has been identified. The State Police wish to thank those members of the public who called in with tips. Further updates will be posted here as the investigation continues.



On October 5, 2020, at approximately 7:30 p.m. an unidentified female was caught shoplifting various merchandise from the Wal-Mart at 25 Consumer Square in Plattsburgh.  The suspect entered the store and concealed approximately $1,459 in merchandise into reusable shopping bags and attempted to leave the store without paying. When she was confronted by employees, she fled the area in a blue Honda Civic. The female suspect (pictured below) is approximately 5’7”, and 140 pounds with shoulder length brown hair. Anyone with information is asked to contact State Police in Plattsburgh at (518) 873-2777.

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