The man charged last month with criminal trespass in connection with larcenies from vehicles in the Wading River area, is now facing 10 counts of criminal possession of stolen property, according to Riverhead Town Police.
Patrick A. Fontaine, 36, who remains jailed since his Jan. 18 arrest, was charged with the additional offenses after an investigation by the Riverhead Police Department COPE division into the string of larcenies in Wading River last month.
Editor’s note: A criminal charge is an accusation. A person charged with a crime is presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.
This story is free to read thanks in part to the generous support of readers like you. Keep local news free. Become a member today.