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Posted on: September 24, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Man charged in in Fort Edward incident


Date of Incident: Sunday, July 19, 2020 

Date of Arrest: Tuesday September 22, 2020

Time of Incident: 9:43 PM

Incident Location: Parry Street

Township: Fort Edward 

Case #: 2020-008414

INDIVIDUALS INVOLVED: Kristopher R. Burch, Age 45 from Athol, NY

Charges Filed: Attempted Burglary 2nd (D Felony), Criminal Contempt 1st (E Felony),Aggravated Family Offense (E Felony), Endangering the Welfare of a Child (A Misdemeanor)

Criminal Mischief 4th (A Misdemeanor)

Arraigned: Yes

Court: Fort Edward 

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Lodged: Yes Bail: $1,000 Cash/ $2,000 Bond


INCIDENT SUMMARY: According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested Kristopher R. Burch, age 45, for multiple offenses stemming from an incident in July 2020. Burch was charged with Attempted Burglary 2nd, a class D Felony; Criminal Contempt 1st and Aggravated Family Offense, both class E felonies; Endangering the Welfare of a Child

and Criminal Mischief 4th both class A misdemeanors. In July, the Sheriff’s Office responded to investigate a report that Burch had attempted to enter a residence of which the occupant had

a stay away order of protection against him. The investigation further noted damages to the incident location caused by Burch. Following several tips, Burch was arrested Tuesday by the Warren County Sheriff’s Office at a residence in the Town of Queensbury. Burch was arraigned in the Fort Edward Town Court and remanded to the Washington County Jail in lieu of $1,000 Cash Bail or $2,000 Bond.

Officer (s) Handling: Deputy Kate Paddock / Investigator Jason Diamond.

ASSISTING AGENCIES: Warren County Sheriff’s Office

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