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Potsdam resident facing drug charge in Pierrepont

PIERREPONT - A Potsdam man was charged with drug possession on State Highway 56 on Monday, according to state police. Jerrid R. French, 28, was cited for unlawful possession of marijuana or operating a motor vehicle without an inspection at 5:20 p.m., officers said. PIERREPONT - A Potsdam man was ch

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-21 17:31:00

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

Potsdam police cite two motorists for driving infactions

POTSDAM - Potsdam police said they cited two motorists with driving infractions on Tuesday. Those charged included: Juan S. Manzanomunoz, 21, New Rochelle, was cited for unlicensed operator and inadequate stop lamps on Hamilton Street at 9:22 p.m. Anthony Badunkansahfrimpng, 21, Bronx, was cited fo

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-21 13:53:00

Ogdensburg man charged with criminal contempt and harassment

OSWEGATCHIE - An Ogdensburg man was charged with criminal contempt Tuesday following a harassment complaint, according to state police. Michael W. Larue, 42, was charged with second-degree criminal contempt and second-degree harassment at 5:40 p.m., officers said.He was released on his own recogniza

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-21 17:30:00

Madrid woman ticketed for traffic charges in Waddington

WADDINGTON - A Madrid woman was charged on several counts following a traffic stop on State Highway 37 by a county sheriff's deputy. The deputy ticketed Nicole M. Larocque, 40, of 4892 County Route 14, Madrid, for third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, uninspected motor vehicle and inadequate

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-20 23:31:00

State police charge Ogdensburg man with petit larceny

OGDENSBURG - An Ogdensburg man was charged with petit larceny March 16 on Paterson Road at 5:15 p.m, according to state police. Kevin K. Lashomb, 50, was cited for the above charge and released on his own recognizance to appear in court at a later date, troopers said. OGDENSBURG - An Ogdensburg man

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-21 17:28:00

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

City man charged with harassment, mischief

WATERTOWN - City police have charged a Winthrop Street man with second-degree harassment and fourth-degree criminal mischief following an incident Tuesday afternoon. L'Quarius L. Leday, 32, 129 Winthrop St. Apt. 2, was arrested at his home at 12:44 p.m. on Tuesday and held for an arraignment at City

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-22 00:27:00

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


Potsdam woman charged after following man around village

POTSDAM -- A Potsdam woman was arrested after allegedly following a man around the village in their vehicles, according to Potsdam police. Nichole L. Harmer, 35, was charged with first-degree harassment, following too closely and failure to use a designated lane at 7:40 p.m. on Elm Street, officers


Canton man charged with possessing drugs, needle

MASSENA -- Village police say they charged Shane H. Parsons, 31, of Dies Street, Canton with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and possession of a hypodermic needle at 6:29 p.m. Saturday on West Orvis Street. The charges followed a traffic stop, police said. MASSENA -- Vil


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


Ogdensburg resident charged with aggravated unlicensed operation in Oswegatchie

OSWEGATCHIE - An Ogdensburg woman was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation on CR 6 on Friday, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff's deputies. Destine A. Bush, 25, was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and failure to stop for a red light, officers said. OSWEGATCH


Potsdam Town Board considers highway, land issues

POTSDAM - The Town Council discussed several highway and land issues brought by John Keleher, highway superintendent, during its meeting on Tuesday evening. Mr. Keleher told the town that he had found a box - the holding part of a dump truck - that was available for auction. It was almost brand new


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


Man charged with pot possession, speeding in Canton

CANTON -- A DeKalb Junction man was charged with pot possession and speeding March 8, according state police. James M. Peters, 25, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and speeding. He was released on appearance tickets, according to troopers. CANTON -- A DeKalb Junction man was charged


Four indicted on Ogdensburg meth-making charges

CANTON - Four Ogdensburg residents named in an October methamphetamine bust were charged Thursday in a 12-count indictment by a St. Lawrence County grand jury. Mellisa S. Mashaw, 33, and Jason A. Carter, 35, both of 819 New York Ave., Jonas F. Vasavada, 38, of 328 Grant St., and Tara M. Redmond, 33,


Ogdensburg man charged with marijuana possession

TUPPER LAKE - State police charged Dylan F. Reed, 29, of Ogdensburg, with unlawful possession of marijuana at 10:59 p.m. Friday on state Route 3, Tupper Lake. He was released on an appearance ticket. Thousands of readers like you have made Northern New York Newspapers the number one ranked website*


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


Potsdam Recreation gears up for summer season

POTSDAM - The Clarkson University courts may be available to the public for tennis and pickleball by next fall, according to Trey Smutz, Potsdam recreation director. The courts, on Maple Street, need to be repaved before they can be used. According to information brought by Councilwoman Rosemaria Ri