Police find wanted Ogdensburg man hiding in closet

Matthew McLean
Matthew McLean(WWNY)
Published: Aug. 5, 2022 at 2:54 PM EDT
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OGDENSBURG, New York (WWNY) - Police say they found an Ogdensburg felon hiding in a closet when they went to arrest him.

According to state police, 36-year-old Matthew McLean stole a vehicle on July 3 from a home in the town of Madrid.

Nearly a month later, troopers and Ogdensburg police tracked him down at a home in the city.

Police said they found McLean in a closet.

He was charged Thursday with fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property.

Police said there were multiple warrants for McLean’s arrest.

He was arraigned and ordered held in the St. Lawrence County Jail due to his prior felonies, police said.

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