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Massena man jailed after breaking into home of woman who has protection order against him

MASSENA -- Village police say a Massena man is charged with six counts, including two felonies, after allegedly breaking into the home of a woman whom a court order restricts him from going near.William J. Davis, 40, of Douglas Road, Massena was charged with second-degree burglary and first-degree c

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-06-18 11:32:00

Potsdam man jailed for allegedly driving on a suspended license

POTSDAM — A Potsdam man was jailed after he was found to be driving on a suspended license on Market Street on Sunday, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies.Kevin W. Weems, 58, was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and inadequate plate lamps following a traffic

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-06-18 07:12:00

Lisbon woman charged with DWI after crossing into wrong lane in Potsdam, police say

POTSDAM -- A Lisbon woman was charged Sunday morning with driving while intoxicated after crossing into the wrong lane of traffic on Sandstone Drive, according to Potsdam police.Rita M. Millage, 64, was charged at 1:15 a.m. with first-offense DWI, consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle, driving a

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-06-18 11:33:00

Grant workshops hosted by SLC Arts in Potsdam, Gouverneur, Massena, Edwards, Ogdensburg, Canton

POTSDAM -- The St. Lawrence County Arts Council (SLC Arts) will offer free information workshops about art funding opportunities available to North Country artists, municipalities, public libraries, and not-for-profit organizations.Workshops are scheduled during June, July and August, throughout Jef

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-06-18 14:51:00

'Concerning and upsetting' senior prank at Massena High under investigation

By ANDY GARDNERMASSENA -- Although officials aren’t releasing any details on a senior prank at Massena High School that is under police investigation, the superintendent says there are issues stemming from it that “are very concerning and upsetting.”Massena police are investigating the June 6 incide

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-06-18 14:42:00

St. Lawrence County IDA to meet in Canton

CANTON -- The St. Lawrence County Industrial Development Agency has scheduled its annual meeting for Friday, June 22 at 8:30 a.m. at the Ernest J. LaBaff Industrial Building, 19 Commerce Lane.

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-06-18 14:49:00

Sheriff's deputies charge Potsdam man with obstructing breath of another during domestic incident

PARISHVILLE — A Potsdam man was charged by county sheriff’s deputies following a domestic incident on June 11 for trying to obstruct another individual’s breathing.Alexander P. Durant, 25, of 73 Pumpkin Hill Road, was charged with criminal obstruction of breathing, a misdemeanor.

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-06-17 09:02:00

Massena man charged with unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine

Police charged James A. Regan, of 250 Main St., Apt. 3, with a felony count of third-degree unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine.


State police seek help IDing alleged Potsdam beer thief

Anyone who has information or can identify the suspect is asked to contact Trooper Andrew Baxter, SP Canton, (518) 873-2750.


KFC, Dunkin’ Donuts to open in new Potsdam Mountain Mart this year

POTSDAM -- A convenience store developer is optimistic that a new Mountain Mart, with Kentucky Fried Chicken and Dunkin’ Donuts franchises, could be open before the end of the year.


State police charge Winthrop woman with harassment after 'neighborhood trouble'

STOCKHOLM — A 38-year-old Winthrop woman was charged with second-degree harassment June 13 at 6:30 p.m. at 616 State Highway 11C.Police said Sara L. Morrill was charged in connection to an incident of “neighborhood trouble” reported on June 9.She was ticketed, released and is scheduled to appear in


Accused Potsdam rapist jailed following probation violation, police say

Storm N. Rivera, 22, New York, NY, was arrested in Norwood by St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies and transported to St. Lawrence County Court, police said.


State police make drug arrests in Potsdam, Massena, Waddington, Oswegatchie

POTSDAM — A Norfolk man was charged with drug possession on SH 310 on Tuesday, according to state police.Justin T. Marcellus, 42, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana at 9:05 a.m., police said.


Alleged shoplifting at Ogdensburg Walmart results in petit larceny charge

OGDENSBURG — City police charged a woman with shoplifting at the Walmart on the 3000 Ford Street Extension on June 15 at 1:47 p.m. after she was detained by store employees.Nicole Layne Gilbert was charged with petit larceny.She was released and is scheduled to appear in city court on June 27 at 9 a


Massena Town Council seeking public input on zoning at former GM site

Mr. O’Shaughnessy has asked David MacLeod, a revitalization specialist from the state Department of State, and Heidi Ames from the St. Lawrence County Planning Department to speak with the board regarding the designation of the site and what zoning should be applied.


Ogdensburg man killed after his truck crashes into tree in DeKalb, deputies say

OGDENSBURG — An Ogdensburg man was killed when his truck crashed into a tree on SH 812 Thursday night, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies.Craig W. Sharpe, 36, was killed approximately one mile from the CR 16 intersection, deputies said.


Methamphetamine lab found inside Main Street apartment in Massena

Police Chief Adam J. Love said the meth lab was discovered after they were asked to assist with checking on a parolee at that address. One man, not identified, was in custody Thursday afternoon.


Potsdam police cite two motorists for driving infactions

POTSDAM -- Potsdam police said they charged two motorists with driving infractions on Thursday. Those charged included:• Emily M. Sitko, 23, Pottstown, Pa., was cited for speed in zone on Madrid Avenue at 2:10 p.m. after radar confirmed her speed of 52 miles per hour in a 30 mph zone.


Massena man arrested for 2014 murder of Lacey Yekel

Christopher A. Hebert, 46, of 14759 Route 37, pleaded not guilty to the unsealed indictment charging him with the A-I felony of second-degree murder in connection with Ms. Yekel’s death.


Police on scene of meth lab discovered in Massena; apartment building evacuated, suspect in custody

Above are state and village police cruisers outside what police say is a meth lab on Main Street in Massena on Thursday afternoon.MASSENA -- State and village police are on the scene of a methamphetamine lab discovered at 250 Main St.Chief Adam Love said a suspect is in custody, there is an ongoing