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Traffic stop leads to big weed bust

MALONE — A Queens man allegedly had 140 pounds of cannabis in his vehicle when police pulled him over for speeding on West Main Street.Xiao J. Zheng, 42, was arrested Wednesday and charged with first-degree criminal possession of marijuana, a felony.Malone Village Police stopped Zheng around 4:08 a.

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-09-19 15:57:00

Checkpoints nab 16 people, 178 pounds of cannabis

“As part of a layered approach to border security, we use checkpoints to prevent individuals from engaging in illicit activity exploiting major routes of egress away from the border, which feed into our communities in the interior of the U.S.”

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-09-19 09:00:00

Hermon woman charged with DWAI-drugs following crash

POTSDAM — St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies on Sept. 18 charged Ashley M. McGregor, 22, of 180 North Woods Road, Hermon, with driving while ability impaired by drugs, first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. She was also cited with failure to keep right, unsafe tires, operating a motor veh

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-09-19 11:41:00

Speeding stop in Malone yields 140 pounds of marijuana

Xiao Jun Zheng, 42, was committed to the Franklin County Jail in lieu of $1000,000 cash bail or $200,000 bond following his arraignment Wednesday morning in Town Court on a charge of first-degree possession of marijuana.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-09-19 19:26:00

What’s Going On: Lost, found auction in Potsdam, liquidation sale in Winthrop, C.O.R.C bag sale in Potsdam

WINTHROP: Liquidation sale held by Stockholm Historical Organization in the old municipal building on Route 11C, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., continuing Saturday and Sunday; all items must be sold by Oct. 1, due to the closing of the building and museum.

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-09-19 18:27:00

Norfolk pair charged with conspiracy, trespassing

STOCKHOLM — State police on Sunday charged Eugene H. Chapman, 54, and Anne M. Randall. 52, both of Norfolk, each with a count of sixth-degree conspiracy and second-degree criminal trespass, both misdemeanors. Ms. Randall was also cited with second-degree harassment.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-09-18 17:19:00

A major cryptocurrency exchange is trolling the New York attorney general

It probably wasn't the smartest move. Roughly 24 hours after a major report from the New York state attorney general's office led officials to declare that the cryptocurrency exchange Kraken is "possibly operating unlawfully in New York," the exchange apparently decided the best response was to thu

MASHABLE - 2018-09-19 22:00:03

Brasher Falls woman charged with reckless endangerment after child found with multiple burns

STOCKHOLM — Judith A. Ellison, 27, of 504 Hurley Road, Brasher Falls, was charged Friday with second-degree reckless endangerment, second-degree criminal contempt and acting in a manner injurious to a child less than 17 years old, all misdemeanors, state police said.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-09-18 17:35:00

Potsdam woman charged with possessing controlled substance, endangering

MASSENA — Renaissance A. Wakefield, 35, Potsdam, was charged Sept. 7 with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and endangering the welfare of a child, both misdemeanors, village police said. She was also cited with reckless driving and leaving the scene of a motor vehicle acc

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-09-18 17:42:00

Investigators not likely to charge father after daughter's arrest for allegedly falsifying Potsdam home invasion story

Mary Widmann, 23, was charged Monday with two Class A misdemeanors, third-degree falsely reporting an incident and making a false written statement.

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-09-18 09:13:00

Several people arrested after investigations of three separate meth labs in Ogdensburg

Clockwise, from top left, Joshua Frajda, Santanna Budd, Shania Dobbs, Stephen Bogart, Jade Boyer and Jason Montroy.OGDENSBURG -- The Ogdensburg Police Department arrested several suspects after investigating three separate methamphetamine labs over the weekend.Friday, Sept. 14


Norfolk woman charged with narcotics possession

MASSENA — Village police on Sept. 7 charged Terri L. McGregor, 30, of 94 Grantville Road, Norfolk, with three counts of misdemeanor seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. She was also cited with failure to stop at a stop sign.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-09-18 17:44:00

You Know You Are From New York If... - Society19

Every New Yorker has specific traits, that identify that their from New York. Not all New York natives are from Manhattan, some are from New York State. People instantly think I’m from NYC, when I tell them that I’m from New York. I usually let them think that because majority of people know nothing


Massena man charged with contempt

MASSENA — Village police on Sept. 3 charged Christopher LeFrancois, 47, of 32 Douglas Ave., with second-degree criminal contempt.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-09-18 17:45:00

Potsdam woman who reported alleged home invasion, assault charged for falsely reporting incident

POTSDAM -- A Potsdam woman who reported being beaten and tied up during an armed home invasion last week has been arrested for falsely reporting the incident.Mary E. Widmann, 23, of 6185 State Highway 56, was charged by county sheriff’s investigators with third-degree falsely reporting an incident a


Heuvelton man charged in yearslong narcotics bust released from jail

CANTON — The Heuvelton man charged by St. Lawrence County sheriff’s detectives on Sept. 4 in a “multi-year, multi-agency investigation” into the sale of narcotics was released from jail Friday on $100,000 bond.


Hogansburg man charged with possession of 44 pounds of marijuana after allegedly fleeing checkpoint

NORTH HUDSON — State police on Sept. 13 charged Marlon L. Johnson, 42, of Hogansburg, with felony first-degree criminal possession of marijuana.


Deputies investigating possibility that Potsdam home invasion could be a hoax; arrest expected this week

On Friday, Caringi said he was still looking for two men who invaded a Potsdam residence, tied a woman to a kitchen chair and terrorized her and her daughters at gunpoint.


Village of Potsdam to continue fluoridating the water

After a long, and at times heated, discussion over the past year and a half, Village Board of Trustees has voted to continue the practice.


Youtheatre: Class acts coming to O'burg, Gouverneur, Massena

A production of “We The People” is scheduled for this season’s Ogdensburg Command Performances Youtheatre. From left, Jamie LaVerdiere, Badia Farha, Colin Campbell McAdoo, and F. Michael Haynie. Photo submitted by Joan Marcus.OGDENSBURG -- The Ogdensburg Command Performances Youtheatre: Class Acts 2