On July 9, 2021, at approximately 4 a.m., State Police responded to a burglary at Bark’s Sunoco on Archie Bordeau Road in the town of Plattsburgh. An unknown suspect broke into the store and stole cigarettes, prior to fleeing. Subsequent to the report of the burglary, a Trooper observed a vehicle crash on Abenaki Road. The driver of the vehicle, a 17-year-old juvenile, fit the description of the suspect in the security video at Bark’s Sunoco and was found in possession of the stolen cigarettes. The vehicle the suspect was driving was also determined to be stolen from the city of Plattsburgh.
The teen was charged with Burglary 3rd degree, and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 4th degree. He was arraigned by the Essex County Court. He was released and ordered to reappear in Clinton County Court at a later date.