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Ogdensburg resident charged with aggravated unlicensed operation in Oswegatchie

OSWEGATCHIE - An Ogdensburg woman was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation on CR 6 on Friday, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff's deputies. Destine A. Bush, 25, was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and failure to stop for a red light, officers said. OSWEGATCH

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-19 01:58:00

Four indicted on Ogdensburg meth-making charges

CANTON - Four Ogdensburg residents named in an October methamphetamine bust were charged Thursday in a 12-count indictment by a St. Lawrence County grand jury. Mellisa S. Mashaw, 33, and Jason A. Carter, 35, both of 819 New York Ave., Jonas F. Vasavada, 38, of 328 Grant St., and Tara M. Redmond, 33,

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-18 12:15:00

Ogdensburg man charged with petit larceny

OSWEGATCHIE - State police charged Kevin K. Lashomb, 50, of Ogdensburg, with petit larceny at 5:15 p.m. Friday in the town of Oswegatchie. He was ordered held. No further information was available. Thousands of readers like you have made Northern New York Newspapers the number one ranked website* fo

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-18 23:51:00

Canton man charged with possessing drugs, needle

MASSENA -- Village police say they charged Shane H. Parsons, 31, of Dies Street, Canton with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and possession of a hypodermic needle at 6:29 p.m. Saturday on West Orvis Street. The charges followed a traffic stop, police said. MASSENA -- Vil

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-19 18:46:00

City police say drunk man fell asleep in McDonald's drive-thru

WATERTOWN - City police are alleging a Great Bend man fell asleep in a McDonald's drive-thru with an infant in the car. Samuel M. Jones, 28, 25081 County Route 197, was arrested at 4:20 a.m. Sunday at the McDonald's restaurant on State Street. Mr. Jones' blood-alcohol content was measured at 0.12 pe

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-19 12:15:00

Potsdam woman charged after following man around village

POTSDAM -- A Potsdam woman was arrested after allegedly following a man around the village in their vehicles, according to Potsdam police. Nichole L. Harmer, 35, was charged with first-degree harassment, following too closely and failure to use a designated lane at 7:40 p.m. on Elm Street, officers

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-19 14:18:00

Woman says squatters left buckets of feces, urine in Ogdensburg apartment

OGDENSBURG - A Hammond woman who manages several rental units in Ogdensburg used Monday's City Council meeting as a forum to express her disgust and disappointment at trying to have two squatters removed from one of her apartments - even though it was clear that the people inside were doing consider


Ogdensburg hospital celebrating National Kidney Month

Above are renal center staff members Lauri Wood, Michele Evans, Alison Felt, Rich Pandel, Vicki Bruyere, and Kim Davis. OGDENSBURG -- Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center is marking for March what they call "National Kidney Month."The Ravinder N. Agarwal Renal Center is joining in recognition of the campa

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-19 23:59:00

Man charged with pot possession, speeding in Canton

CANTON -- A DeKalb Junction man was charged with pot possession and speeding March 8, according state police. James M. Peters, 25, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and speeding. He was released on appearance tickets, according to troopers. CANTON -- A DeKalb Junction man was charged


Ogdensburg woman disappointed at ticket for letting son play in the street

OGDENSBURG - A city woman who was recently ticketed for allowing her 12-year-old son to play pickup sports in the street outside their home thinks the municipality should rethink the ordinance and the way it's enforced. However, at a recent meeting of Ogdensburg City Council, officials expressed sup


Fort Drum man charged with contempt

A Fort Drum man is facing a contempt charge following a domestic incident on Saturday. Dylan M. Taylor, 20, was arrested at 2:50 p.m. by state police. He was charged with second-degree criminal contempt for violating a protective order held against him. Further details of the incident were not avail

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-19 04:34:00

A good life cut short: Daniel Megan's story shows the need to confront intolerance

Like many other ambitious young people, Daniel Lawrence Megan had begun accomplishing the goals that he set for himself. Born in Burlington, Vt., in 1997, he graduated from Alexandria Central School in Alexandria Bay in 2011. His family described him as a gifted student and musician, skilled at play


Long Island man indicted in Potsdam robbery

The Long Island man charged in an October robbery at Collegiate Village in Potsdam was indicted Thursday by a St. Lawrence County grand jury. Devon A. Trent, 23, Mastic, is charged with first-degree burglary, second-degree robbery, second-degree attempted robbery and second-degree assault, all felon


Evans Mills Keeps Its Police, But...

The Evans Mills village board decided Friday morning to keep the two police officers the village shares with Black River. But that leaves the village with another problem, how to pay for snow plowing. Village residents turned out Friday morning to a board meeting to urge the board to keep the police


Calcium Man Accused Of Making Meth In His Garage

A Calcium man faces drug charges after his wife called law enforcement on him. Jefferson County sheriff's deputies say 50 year old Gary Woodward was allegedly making meth in the garage of his Valley View Drive home. According to his arrest report, his wife caught him making meth and called the sheri


Ogdensburg and Gouverneur residents involved in property-damage accidents

DEKALB - An Ogdensburg woman was involved in a property-damage accident on SH 812 on Wednesday, according to state police. Katie M. Cryderman, 36, was the driver.The incident took place near CR 14 and was reported at 7:21 a.m., officers said. No injuries or tickets were reported. FOWLER - Two Gouver


Ogdensburg holding work session on waterfront development

OGDENSBURG - A City Council Work Session will be held at 7 p.m. at City Hall Wednesday, March 21 to discuss issues related to discuss the city's waterfront plans. The session will include a review of the Local Waterfront Revitalization Plan and the Brownfield Opportunity Area plan. The focus will be


Antwerp Man Gets Prison For Alcohol-Related Crash

A 52 year old Antwerp man is going to prison in connection with an alcohol-related crash last summer. Jerry Jones was sentenced Wednesday in Jefferson County Court to one to three years behind bars. His license was revoked and he was fined $1,500. Jones pleaded guilty in January to felony driving wh


Hammond landord says squatters left buckets of feces and urine in her Ogdensburg rental

OGDENSBURG - A Hammond landlord raised property rights issues at the Ogdensburg Council meeting after squatters took over one of her rentals leaving behind buckets of feces and urine, and piles of trash in their wake. Lisa Gallagher told city councilors she was dismayed regarding the limited rights


State Supreme Court denies Hartle 2014 rape appeal

CANTON - The Gouverneur man who was sentenced to 50 years in prison for the 2014 rape and sexual abuse of a teenage girl had his appeal of that conviction shot down by the state Supreme Court last week. On June 8, 2016, in St. Lawrence County Court, Mark A. Hartle, 51, formerly of 48 Smith St., now