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Police: Traffic stop nets massive pot haul
Zhuo C. Yang, 32, of Brooklyn; King Y. Su, 39, of California; and Ye Yong Yi, 45, of Ontario were all arrested Friday by Malone-based State Police and charged with first-degree criminal possession of marijuana, a felony.
Malone man charged with rape
Jessie J. Savoir, 27, was arrested Tuesday by Malone-based State Police and charged with third-degree rape, a felony, and endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor.
Rebecca A. “Becky” Green, 47, of Hewittville
POTSDAM – Rebecca A. “Becky” Green, 47, of 541 River Road, Hewittville, unexpectedly passed away Monday afternoon, November 12, 2018 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse.
Hogansburg woman charged with cocaine possession at port of entry
MASSENA — State police on Monday charged Erica K. Francis, 26, Hogansburg, with misdemeanor seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.
Potsdam woman accused of shoplifting at Dollar General
POTSDAM — A Potsdam woman was charged with petit larceny following a shoplifting complaint at Dollar General, 6598 SH 56, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies.
‘Wild Escape,’ with surviving convict as narrator, offers candid look at escape
Since the escape of two convicted murderers from the maximum security Clinton Correctional Facility in 2015, several books have been written about the caper, including “Wild Escape,” an account penned by New York Daily News reporter Chelsia Rose Marcius.
High Speed Chase Ends in Watertown Crash
By the time the suspect's vehicle made its way into city limits before 11 p.m., it was being tracked by State Police, Watertown Police, and deputies with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office.
Colton man charged with aggravated DWI
POTSDAM — Village police on Monday charged Adam L. Whitman, 34, of Colton, with aggravated driving while intoxicated. He was also cited with no/inadequate tail lamps, no/inadequate exhaust system and unlawful possession of marijuana.
Winthrop man charged with aggravated DWI
NORFOLK — State police on Oct. 18 charged Gerald H. Cootware, 44, of 107 Skinnerville Road, Winthrop, with misdemeanor aggravated driving while intoxicated. He was also cited with unsafe movement of stopped motor vehicle and speeding.
Felons sentenced in Franklin Co.
Mike Brown, 28, of Greene Correctional Facilitypleaded guilty to first-degree attempted promoting prison contraband, stemming from an incident Sept. 18, 2017.
Marcy woman charged with Potsdam DWI
POTSDAM — Village police on Saturday charged Hannah R. Reigi, 20, Marcy, with driving while intoxicated. She was also cited with drinking alcohol in a motor vehicle, unlawful possession of alcohol by a person under 21 and no/inadequate plate lamp.
Families in the running: Woman is bringing attention to children who need adoption
On Friday, Mrs. Hurlbut will begin a 110-mile run over a 24-hour period to raise awareness of children in need of adoption. She has been training for her attempt, but it is still far beyond anything she has done before.
Workers killed in New York state helicopter crash and zinc mine accidents
In Beekmantown, New York, near the Canadian border adjacent to Plattsburgh, two utility workers were killed on October 30 when the helicopter they were in hit power lines, burst into flames and crashed to the ground. The four-person crew was reportedly installing a fiber optic line onto the transmis
Saranac Lake man killed in car crash
It happened early Saturday on Route 86 in Harrietstown. Police say Dylan Hall, 22, was headed north when he lost control on a curve and struck an embankment. His Jeep became airborne and hit several trees and a utility pole. Hall was ejected through the canvas roof. He was pronounced dead at the sce
State police: DWI in Norfolk, speeding in Hopkinton
State police have charged a Winthrop man with DWI in Norfolk, alleged speeding and pot possessionby a St. regis Falls man in Hopkinton, and investigated an accident in Piercefield.
Potsdam man charged with aggravated DWI
POTSDAM — Village police on Saturday charged Randy S. Guyette, 52, Potsdam, with first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and aggravated driving while intoxicated. He was also cited with failure to yield the right of way to a pedestrian in a crosswalk and consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicl
Potsdam police cite five motorists with driving infractions
• Ewan J. Slater, 20, Basking Ridge, New Jersey, was charged with speed in zone on Maple Street at 9:08 p.m. after being observed driving 49 miles per hour in a 30 mph zone.
Norfolk man charged with DWI
POTSDAM — Village police on Friday charged Daniel R. Grant, 29, Norfolk, with driving while intoxicated and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. He was also cited with license plate number obscured/non-distinctive.
Norfolk, Massena men face charges of DWI
POTSDAM — Potsdam village police charged Daniel R. Grant, 29, of Norfolk with driving while intoxicated.
State funding awarded to start new after-school program at Parishville-Hopkinton Central School
“We’re very excited about this new partnership with Parishville-Hopkinton Central School,” Patrick T.. Ames, St. Lawrence County’s extension executive director, said. “We collaborated closely on the proposal and look forward to working together in the future.”