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Two charged with drug possession in Waddington

WADDINGTON — Waddington and Watertown residents were charged with drug possession on SH 37 on Friday, according to state police.• Eric Doelger, 51, Waddington, was cited for unlawful possession of marijuana and an equipment violation for broken glass at 4:32 p.m.

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-10-20 10:18:00

Three apartment residents escape Massena kitchen fire

Tim Beaulieu, a Massena Fire Department member who served as chief at the scene, said the 3:47 p.m. fire broke out at an apartment above the Fourth Coast Diner.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-10-20 16:42:00

Opioid, vaping epidemics topics of two Oct. 23 events at Madrid-Waddington Central

MADRID -- The Madrid-Waddington Central School District is holding two events that will educate and bring awareness to the current opioid and vaping epidemics on Oct. 23.Madrid-Waddington, Heuvelton, and Liston students in grades 10-12 will view the film Chasing the Dragon from noon-2 p.m. The film


Police: Winthrop man faces five counts of rape in Stockholm

Nathan B. Arquiett, 21, was charged with five counts of third-degree rape, felonies; five counts of third-degree criminal sex act with a victim less than 17 years old, felonies; and acting in a manner injurious to a child, police said.

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-10-20 10:21:00

Potsdam attorney wants to be part of ‘positive progress’ made by St. Lawrence County legislators

BY CRAIG FREILICHPOTSDAM -- Republican Nicholas Pignone, attorney and former Potsdam village court justice, says he wants to build on the recent accomplishments of the St. Lawrence County legislators.He is facing Democrat David Haggard for the District 10 seat currently held by Joe Timmerman.

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-10-20 17:12:00

Potsdam woman charged with driving without a license

Marah S. Butterfield, 27, of 3 Walnut St., faces charges of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent and aggravated unlicensed operation, both misdemeanors, police said.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-10-20 16:38:00

Winthrop man charged with rape of minor

Nathan B. Arquiett, 21, was charged with five counts each of third-degree rape and third-degree criminal sexual act, both Class E felonies, police said.

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-10-20 13:20:00

Potsdam, Canton residents face several charges following separate property-damage accidents

POTSDAM — A Potsdam woman was charged by state police with several charged following a report of a property-damage accident Friday afternoon.Marah S. Butterfield, 27, was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, unauthorized use of a vehicle without owner’s consent, failure to use

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-10-20 10:20:00

Troopers: Ogdensburg, Withrop residents charged with impaired driving

OSWEGATCHIE — An Ogdensburg man was charged with driving while impaired by drugs and drug possession Thursday morning, according to state police.Christopher W. Austin, 32, was charged with first-degree operating a motor vehicle while ability impaired by drugs, seventh-degree criminal possession of a


Ogdensburg man jailed after allegedly threatening firemen

OGDENSBURG — City police on Tuesday charged Christopher M. Sharland, 36, of 715 Riverside Ave., with first-degree coercion, second-degree strangulation and first-degree reckless endangerment, all felonies, and the misdemeanors of third-degree assault, second-degree menacing, second-degree obstructin

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-10-20 00:30:00

Man headed to prison for car vandalism

Anthony J. Genier, 27, repeatedly kicked a vehicle at a home in Kingsbury, resulting in hundreds of dollars in damage and a guilty plea to felony criminal mischief.


Ogdensburg, Canton residents charged with aggravated unlicensed operation by deputies

HEUVELTON — An Ogdensburg resident was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation following an Oct. 18 traffic stop, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies.Jacob J. Birchland, 33, was cited for the above charge after police discovered he was driving on a suspended license, deputies sa


Man charged with driving twice legal limit in Potsdam

Truman A. Jones, 18, was cited for speed in zone at 11:38 p.m. after being observed driving 66 miles per hour in a 30 mph zone, officers said.


Potsdam, Chase Mills women charged with unlawfully dealing with minors in separate incidents

HOPKINTON — A Potdam woman was charged with unlawfully dealing with a minor on Oct. 16 at Lamphere’s Market, 2798 SH 11B, according to state police.Allexis F. Charleston, 22, was charged with procuring alcohol for a person under age 21 and first-degree unlawfully dealing with a child: Alcohol, polic


Massena eyeing ‘aggressive strategy’ at downtown pedestrian crossing

MASSENA -- Massena police may step up enforcing right-of-way laws in a pedestrian crossing on Main Street.Mayor Tim Currier said he received a complaint of safety problems near the former Clopman’s building, which is between Water and Phillips streets."We had a downtown business owner reach out abou


Morristown man turns down offer of paid fire driver position in Potsdam

By CRAIG FREILICHPOTSDAM – The Village of Potsdam has made an offer to a Morristown man to fill the fire department’s open paid driver position, but the prospective driver has turned the offer down.In public session after an executive session to discuss the offer, the village Board of Trustees voted


Former Norwood police officer pleads guilty on day two of bribery trial

Seth D. Donalis, 32, of 9 Hill Crest Ave., Massena, pleaded guilty to two counts of felony third-degree receiving a bribe.


Many Halloween events planned in eight St. Lawrence County towns

Many North Country communities have a variety of Halloween events scheduled starting next week.Everything from dances, parades, costume contests, and haunted houses are on tap for this year’s Halloween celebration in St. Lawrence County.Norfolk

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-10-19 17:26:00

Protection order violation leads to incarceration for Deer River man

James H. Smith, 25, 3574 Roberts Road, Deer River, was sentenced to one year in county jail for first-degree criminal contempt, a class E felony, for violating a protection order.


Man gets 15 months for possessing 900,000 untaxed cigarettes

Ian Tarbell, 46, of Hogansburg in Franklin County was sentenced Wednesday to 15 months in prison during a Federal Court session in Buffalo.