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Recovered burglary items on display for potential victims in Hudson Falls


HUDSON FALLS, N.Y. - Police in Washington County face a daunting task in finding owners for jewelry and other valuables discovered stuffed into 31 duffel bags, so they will be putting them on display in Hudson Falls Wednesday night.

The Hudson Falls Police Department, New York State Police and Washington County Sheriff's Department announced the arrest of 39-year-old John Suddard, of Fort Edward, in a large burglary case that spanned several years targeting homes in Washington, Warren, and Saratoga Counties.

Few clues point to the owners of the roughly 30,000 items discovered after Suddard's recent arrest, so police are taking the novel step of displaying the recovered items at Hudson Falls High School, located at 80 East LaBarge Street in Hudson Falls, Wednesday night from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Hudson Falls Police are requesting all victims contact the agency that investigated their burglary and get a copy of the police report. Victims with the last name beginning with A - M are being asked to come between 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and victims with the last name beginning with M - Z are asked to come between 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. and all are asked to bring identification.

Police say they have received calls from potential victims and plan to do at least one more display after Wednesday.

Suddard is charged with criminal possession of stolen property in the third degree, Class D Felony. He is being held at the Albany County Jail without bail.

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