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Adams man charged with carrying loaded pistol, with 15 rounds of ammo

WATERTOWN — City police on Friday charged Matthew J. Bartholomew, 33, of 18705 Owens Road, Adams Center, with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon — ammo clip, a class D felony, and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon — loaded firearm, a class C felony.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-10-21 00:30:00

Champion Great Bend Fire District budget public hearing tonight

The tentative budget for the fiscal year starting Jan. 1 is $157,562 — an increase of $17,425 over last year’s $140,137 spending plan. The tentative tax levy is $139,298 up 2.48 percent over the $135,928 raised by taxes last year.


Jefferson Community College looking at sites for downtown center

Donald W. Rutherford, CEO of the Watertown Local Development Corp., also known as the Watertown Trust, confirmed last week that he’s helping JCC officials find a site for the entrepreneurial and training center.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-10-22 00:30:00

Police: fake $20 bills reported in Clayton

Chief Patenaude said that this teller-training money was showing up more and more, along with movie prop money. Chief Patenaude has declined to say at which businesses the bills had been received, but said the bills had shown up at businesses in Clayton, with the most recent being reported on Thursd

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-10-21 00:30:00

Dog that attacked three-year-old in Watertown euthanized

According to Joseph R. Donoghue, Sr., detective lieutenant with the Watertown Police Department, an interview with the mother, Amanda S. Davenport, revealed that the dog’s owner wanted to euthanize the dog immediately after the incident. However, Lt. Donoghue said the dog was ordered to be on a ten-


Sidewalk project underway in Adams

In the summer of 2014, state Sen. Patricia A. Ritchie, R-Heuvelton, announced she had secured $50,000 to help the village increase accessibility and improve transportation for pedestrians by rehabilitating and extending its sidewalks.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-10-22 00:30:00

Clayton company wins catapult contest at park

The operators of the hulking green catapult squashed the competition during the seventh annual Punkin Chunkin’ Festival at Frink Park, launching a 4-pound gourd 1,578 feet into the air, ending up in the St. Lawrence River.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-10-20 22:21:00

Two Watertown residents charged with negligence after death of four cats

WATERTOWN — City police on Thursday charged Alex D. Holt, 31, and Andrea M. Oller, 32, both of 722 West Main St., Apartment 3, with one count each of animal cruelty, a class A misdemeanor.


Carthage residents attend board meeting, support proposed restaurant

At the September board meeting, concerns arose about having the required number of parking spaces to be in compliance with village codes. Due to the square footage of the proposed restaurant, in what is commonly referred to as the Abbass building, 59 off-street parking places are required. The build


Coyote killed by deputy in Watertown did not have rabies

On Oct. 13, the coyote approached a man and his dog in Thompson Park and allegedly was aggressive. When police arrived, the coyote continued to be aggressive toward police and was shot dead.


What happened overnight? Police blotter report for Friday, Oct. 19

Andrea M. Oller, 32, andAlex D. Holt,31, both of 722 W. Main St., Watertown, were each charged by Watertown police at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building with animal cruelty. They are each accused of failing to provide proper sustenance or seek property veterin


Fort Drum woman accused of DWI

Alexandrya N. Lumsen, 24, allegedly had a blood alcohol content of 0.15 percent. State law says a BAC of 0.08 percent or higher constitutes intoxication.


Upstate NY Mom Demands Dog That Attached Her Son Be Put Down

An upstate New York mother wants thedogthat attacked her 3 year-old son to be put down.Amanda Davenport ofWatertownsays a pitbull 'brutally attacked' her son Zhander while he was playing outside, leaving him with possible permanent never damage. Zhander needed emergency surgery and over 80 stitches


Camden boys stun top-seeded Watertown IHC

The Camden boys soccer team shocked top-seeded Watertown Immaculate Heart Central on Friday to move on to the semifinals of the Section III Class B tournament. The Blue Devils won, 1-0, in double overtime.

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What happened overnight? Police blotter report for Thursday, Oct. 18

Hailey S. Dean, 20, of 24097 Route 12, Apt. 1, Watertown, was charged by Watertown police at 7:34 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at her residence with second-degree criminal contempt. She is accused of violating the terms of a Family Court stay-away order of protection by having an individual talk to the


Watertown man faces 3 years in prison for having crack cocaine

Raymond J. Perez, 27, pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. He was charged March 28 with possessing 14 grams of crack cocaine after the Metro-Jefferson Drug Task Force searched his North Indiana Avenue apartment.


Watertown man accused of larceny, resisting arrest

WATERTOWN — State police charged John A. Crupi, 31, of Watertown, with resisting arrest and petit larceny at 8:07 p.m. Tuesday at Walmart Supercenter.


Castorland man charged with DWI after backing into Lowville patrol car, police say

LOWVILLE, NY— Lorn D. Hirschey, 66, Castorland, was charged by Lowville police at 9:13 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, with driving while intoxicated and unsafe backing.


Fire destroys two-story home in Antwerp

The home was owned by Byron J. Vankirk. Mr. Allen said Mr. Vankirk, his wife and son were in the process of moving out of the home. While the family was able to grab their essentials, they lost most of their possessions, including recreational vehicles in their garage.


Carthage man accused of intoxicated driving

CARTHAGE — State police charged Jonathan J. Gilbert, 38, of Carthage, with driving while intoxicated at 6:45 p.m. Monday at Carthage Area Hospital.