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Saratoga Springs Police make criminal mischief arrest

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Eric McCleary (Saratoga Springs Police Department) Eric McCleary (Saratoga Springs Police Department)

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – A Saratoga Springs man was arrested for criminal mischief.

Eric McCleary was arrested March 9 and charged with Criminal Mischief in the Third Degree after an investigation showed McCleary intentionally smashed out the front glass door to Sam's Tires on Congress Street shortly before he was arrested.

A recent series of commercial burglaries had taken place in and around the County of Saratoga Springs. A joint investigation between the Saratoga Springs Police Department, the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office and the New York State Police.

A Saratoga Springs officer on midnight patrol developed information in regards to the series of crimes. The information was consistent with leads developed by the other agencies.

The investigation lead to McCleary's arrest.

McCleary was also charged with Burglary in the Third Degree by the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office based on one of their cases.

McCleary was arraigned and remanded to the Saratoga County Jail without bail.

The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are possible. 

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