Ogdensburg man charged for vehicle larceny after being found hiding in the closet
MADRID — An Ogdensburg man was charged on Aug. 4 for a July vehicle larceny after he was found hiding in a closet in the city, State Police said.
On July 3, at about 9:50 p.m., State Police responded to a residence on State Highway 310, in the town of Madrid to investigate the report of a larceny of a vehicle.State Police said a preliminary investigation determined that Matthew P. McLean, 36, of Ogdensburg took the vehicle, which had no registration, license plates, active insurance or valid inspection, without the owner’s permission.
During the investigation, McLean was located by the Ogdensburg Police Department and State Police Ogdensburg in a closet of a residence in the city.
State Troopers arrested and transported Mclean to SP Ogdensburg for processing.
He was arraigned in the City of Ogdensburg Court where he was released on his own recognizance for the warrants but remanded to St. Lawrence County Jail for fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property: vehicle not a motorcycle, due to his prior felonies.