QUEENSBURY — A Queensbury woman was arrested on Sunday after police received a report of a burglary in progress, New York State Police said.
In a news release on Monday, state police said Roxanne L. Gordon, 34, was arrested and charged with felony second-degree attempted burglary, felony third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, misdemeanor second-degree menacing and possession of a burglar’s tools.
According to the news release, troopers responded on Sunday at about 7:55 p.m. to a Queensbury home for the report of a burglary in progress. The investigation determined Gordon reportedly was witnessed attempting to break in to a home with an item being used as a burglar’s tool, causing damage to the house.
A good Samaritan tried to intervene when Gordon allegedly used the tool as a weapon and attempted to strike the person with it. Gordon was located in the area by law enforcement and arrested.
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Gordon was transported to the state police station in Queensbury for processing. She was then transported to the Warren County Jail to await arraignment.