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Charge dismissed against Mooers woman in hypothermia death

PLATTSBURGH - A judge has dismissed the indictment of criminally negligent homicide against Amanda Yelle, and her court records have been sealed. The Mooers woman's case was resolved in Clinton County Court today, five days after her co-defendant, Jason LaFountain, admitted to that same charge in th

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-03-20 22:18:00

Former North Lawrence woman who fled the state gets prison for 2015 drug conviction

CANTON - A former North Lawrence woman who fled the state was sentenced to prison Tuesday in St. Lawrence County Court for her 2015 conviction of drug possession. Brandee J. Arquiett, 38, formerly of 1523 Route 11C, Apt. 204, was sentenced, as a second-felony offender, to four years in prison for he

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-21 12:15:00

Minor earthquake, 2.87 mag was detected near Massena in New York

A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Massena in New York. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/03/18 / 2018-03-21 04:59:14 / March 21, 2018 @ 4:59 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.03 km (0 miles). The 2.87-magnitude ea

EARTHQUAKENEWSTODAY.COM - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Winthrop man gets prison for burglary

CANTON - A Winthrop man was resentenced to prison Monday in St. Lawrence County Court after admitting to violating probation for multiple burglary convictions. Justin P. Love, 25, of 817 Route 420, Lot 1, had his Nov. 30, 2015, five-year probation sentence for two counts of third-degree burglary va

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-20 12:15:00

Many support local filming of ;Escape"

DANNEMORA - Filming of the Showtime series "Escape from Dannemora" has brought excitement to the area but has also disrupted routine. The traffic detours and closures of streets, and sometimes businesses, has prompted some griping. But most people responding, via Facebook and email, to a Press-Repub

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-03-20 18:20:41

Constable man sentenced for possessing child porn

MALONE - A Constable man was sentenced to five and one-third to 16 years in state prison for possessing a sexual performance by a child. Raymond Benjamins, 61, appeared in Franklin County Court before Judge Derek P. Champagne, who gave him the maximum allowable sentence under New York state law. G


Hopkinton town council member who is abstaining from wind talks claims lawyers say he can vote on wind law

HOPKINTON - A Hopkinton town councilman who was abstaining from wind related voting and discussions says he will vote on the wind law. Councilman Gilbert Sochia asked to speak before the town board meeting last night and told the crowd, council members and Supervisor Susan Wood that he will be votin

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-20 18:42:00

Fire displaces one in Keeseville

KEESEVILLE - One person was displaced by a fire Tuesday at 46 Grove St. in the hamlet of Keeseville. Carol Baker, the lone resident in Apartment 2, is staying with family members until minor repairs can be made to the residence, Keeseville Volunteer Fire Department First Assistant Chief Grant Brass

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-03-20 22:41:54

Grant to help bring treatment to addicts in the Adirondacks

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) St. Joseph's Addiction Treatment and Recovery Center and its 13 locations are pretty well known around the North Country. "We treat the disease in terms of we try and educate and inform and offer information for individuals that are going through recovery and their family me

WCAX - 2018-03-20 01:20:00

Ogdensburg woman recently robbed at knife point understands better than most what drugs can do

OGDENSBURG - A city woman who was robbed at knifepoint while walking along Deviller Street on March 10, says it took nearly a week before she was comfortable walking alone outside again. "I think it was the most frightening thing that has ever happened to me," said Lee P. Southern. David R. Redmond

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-20 12:15:00

Massena man charged with drug possession in Norfolk

NORFOLK - A Massena man was charged with drug possession on State Highway 56 on Monday morning, according to state police. Tyler D. Brooks, 23, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance at 2:02 a.m., officers said. NORFOLK - A Massena man was charged with drug pos

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-19 19:12:00

State police charge Brasher Falls woman with grand larceny, other charges

LOUISVILLE - State police charged Megan A. Rubado, 34, of Brasher Falls, with a felony count of fourth-degree grand larceny, 10 counts of felony second-degree possession of a forged instrument and, in a second case, two counts of second-degree possession of a forged instrument and a misdemeanor coun


Massena Central School, Massena Police Department holding preliminary talks about school resource officer

MASSENA - Massena Central School officials are in preliminary discussions with the Massena Police Department about resurrecting the school resource officer program. "At this point, it's kind of a developing concept, given our heightened state of concern over school safety," Superintendent Patrick H.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-20 12:15:00

2 New Yorkers caught cashing forged checks

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. New York State Police say they have arrested two men for cashing forged checks in Plattsburgh. They say James Garrow Junior of Plattsburgh and William Sloan Junior of Keeseville cashed the checks at banks over the last three days. Police arrested both Friday on multiple counts of f


Brasher Falls woman faces multiple felonies, including grand larceny

LOUISVILLE -- A Brasher Falls woman faces multiple felonies following a March 12 incident, according to state police. Megan Rubado, 34, was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, second-degree possession of a forged instrument, and petit larceny.Further details regarding the charges were not prov


Former NY prison seamstress indicted

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) The former North Country prison seamstress accused of sexual misconduct with an inmate at the Clinton County Correctional Center is due in court next week. Denise Prell was indicted on a felony charge of promoting contraband and 24 misdemeanors. Prell allegedly gave $100 to


Conditional discharge granted in Jason Guay case

PLATTSBURGH - A Mooers man who had been charged in connection with a friend's death was ordered to pay a $2,000 fine and granted a conditional discharge. Jason LaFountain and Amanda Yelle of Mooers were both charged Aug. 10 with criminally negligent homicide, a felony, after the death of Jason Guay


New Brasher Falls restaurant holding grand opening on Saturday

BRASHER FALLS - An Irish eatery will be celebrating its grand opening, appropriately, on St. Patrick's Day. Connor's Irish Eatery, 903 state Highway 11C, will observe its grand opening from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today. It's been open since last month. "We're having our grand opening on St. Patrick's Day


Long Island man indicted in Potsdam robbery

The Long Island man charged in an October robbery at Collegiate Village in Potsdam was indicted Thursday by a St. Lawrence County grand jury. Devon A. Trent, 23, Mastic, is charged with first-degree burglary, second-degree robbery, second-degree attempted robbery and second-degree assault, all felon


Madrid man pleads guilty to felony DWI

In St. Lawrence County Court action Friday: Charles S. Olmstead, 33, of 2070 Route 310, Madrid, pleaded guilty to felony driving while intoxicated, the second count of the Superior Court information also charging him with felony aggravated DWI, in a plea deal with the district attorney's office. On