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Teen charged with making terroristic threat at Norwood-Norfolk Central

NORFOLK -- A 16-year old male from Norfolk was charged with making a terroristic threat Thursday afternoon, according to state police.Stevens Cayden M. Stevens, 16, was charged after an investigation into a threat that was made at Norwood Norfolk Central School Thursday, troopers said.Stevens, a stu

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-23 21:54:00

Winthrop man charged with running woman off the road

NORTH LAWRENCE - State police on March 16 charged Timothy A. Reif, 48, of 14 Reservation St., Winthrop, with reckless driving and second-degree reckless endangerment, both misdemeanors. He was also cited with unsafe pass on left and following too close. Troopers charge at 12:07 a.m. on County Route

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-24 04:29:00

Norfolk man charged with criminal contempt

NORFOLK - A Norfolk man was charged with criminal contempt on Thursday stemming from a March 14 incident, according to state police. Richard A. Christy, 23, was charged with first-degree criminal contempt at 3:05 p.m., officers said. NORFOLK - A Norfolk man was charged with criminal contempt on Thur

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-23 17:05:00

DOCCS employee charged with possessing crack pipe, residue, in traffic stop

NORFOLK - State police on Thursday charged Peter R. Castleman, 31, of 50 Parker Ave., Massena, an employee with the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, with misdemeanor seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. He was also cited with failure to keep right o

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-24 04:22:00

Ogdensburg police arrest five for making meth in Oswegatchie

OSWEGATCHIE -- Ogdensburg police arrested five people on meth making charges March 21 after executing a search warrant on County Route 6. The Ogdensburg Police Department's Narcotics Enforcement Unit in conjunction with the St. Lawrence County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at 4057 County

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-23 18:56:00

$4 bag sale at Whistle Stop in Norwood

NORWOOD -- The Whistle Stop Thrift Store on Main Street next to the United Methodist Church in Norfolk is having a $4 bag sale that will include all items in the store during the week of March 25. The store hours are Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon.

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-23 18:48:00

Hopkinton man charged in theft at Massena mall

MASSENA - A Hopkinton man was charged with a felony following an investigation of a theft at the St. Lawrence Centre mall, 6100 St. Lawrence Center Road, according to state police. Mark S. Lefrancois, 49, was charged at 8:20 p.m. with fourth-degree grand larceny, felony, and criminal mischief: Reckl

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-23 18:55:00

Massena man charged with possessing crack cocaine

NORFOLK - State police on March 19 charged Tyler D. Brooks, 23, of 374 County Route 37, Massena, with misdemeanor seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Troopers said that at 1:34 a.m. on Route 56, Mr. Brooks was stopped for driving a 2006 Nissan Titan with an inadequate exhau

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-23 01:40:00

Norwood-Norfolk Central undergoes lockdown after threat found written on bathroom wall

NORWOOD - A threat written on a bathroom wall prompted a student lockdown at Norwood-Norfolk Central School this morning. "Today Norwood-Norfolk Central School received a threat, written on a bathroom wall," NNCS Superintendent Jamie Cruikshank said in a message to district parents. "The NYS Police

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-22 19:54:00

Potsdam and Akwesasne men charged with drug possession in separate incidents

POTSDAM - A Potsdam man was charged with drug possession on CR 35 Wednesday afternoon, according to state police. Brooke A. Dashno, 26, was cited for unlawful possession of marijuana at 3:58 p.m., officers said.She was cited and released. MASSENA - An Akwesasne man was charged with drug possession o

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-22 19:17:00

Gun, knife sale in Brasher Falls this weekend

BRASHER FALLS -- A gun and knife sale is set for Saturday and Sunday, March 24 and 25, at the Shamrock Club, 138 County Rt. 50. The show runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.Admission is $3 per person, under age 12 free. There will be plenty of dealers present with all kin

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-22 21:42:00

Former North Lawrence woman who fled the state gets prison for 2015 drug conviction

CANTON - A former North Lawrence woman who fled the state was sentenced to prison Tuesday in St. Lawrence County Court for her 2015 conviction of drug possession. Brandee J. Arquiett, 38, formerly of 1523 Route 11C, Apt. 204, was sentenced, as a second-felony offender, to four years in prison for he


City man charged with harassment, mischief

WATERTOWN - City police have charged a Winthrop Street man with second-degree harassment and fourth-degree criminal mischief following an incident Tuesday afternoon. L'Quarius L. Leday, 32, 129 Winthrop St. Apt. 2, was arrested at his home at 12:44 p.m. on Tuesday and held for an arraignment at City


Winthrop man gets prison for burglary

CANTON - A Winthrop man was resentenced to prison Monday in St. Lawrence County Court after admitting to violating probation for multiple burglary convictions. Justin P. Love, 25, of 817 Route 420, Lot 1, had his Nov. 30, 2015, five-year probation sentence for two counts of third-degree burglary va


Potsdam resident facing drug charge in Pierrepont

PIERREPONT - A Potsdam man was charged with drug possession on State Highway 56 on Monday, according to state police. Jerrid R. French, 28, was cited for unlawful possession of marijuana or operating a motor vehicle without an inspection at 5:20 p.m., officers said. PIERREPONT - A Potsdam man was ch


Tense debate in Massena over hiring multiple Department of Public Works employees ends up with one hire

MASSENA - A proposal by the village's water department head to hire three new Department of Public Works motor vehicle operators led to a tense debate with village board members, and the board voted to approve one new hire. The discussion included the mayor airing hopes that an upcoming local govern


Pancake breakfast with Easter Bunny slated for Saturday in Brasher Falls

BRASHER FALLS -- The St. Lawrence Central Class of 2018 All Night Graduation Party Committee will host a pancake breakfast with the Easter Bunny Saturday, March 24, from 8-11 a.m. at the Brasher-Winthrop Fire Station. Breakfast will include pancakes with real maple syrup, eggs, sausage, home fries,


58th annual Massena Rotary Pancake Breakfast & Silent Auction set for Saturday

MASSENA - The 58th annual Massena Rotary Pancake Breakfast & Silent Auction will be held Saturday, March 24, from 6 a.m.-1 p.m. at the J.W. Leary Jr. High School, at the corner of Ransom and School streets. Advance sale tickets are available from any Rotary Club member.Advance tickets are $7 for adu

NORTHCOUNTRYNOW.COM - 2018-03-22 13:06:00

Minor earthquake shakes Northern New York

MALONE, N.Y. (WCAX) If you live in the Malone area and were up in the middle of the night, you might have felt a small earthquake. The USGS says a 2.7 magnitude quake struck just before 1 a.m. Wednesday between Malone and Potsdam. MALONE, N.Y. (WCAX) If you live in the Malone area and were up in the


Brasher Falls woman faces multiple felonies, including grand larceny

LOUISVILLE -- A Brasher Falls woman faces multiple felonies following a March 12 incident, according to state police. Megan Rubado, 34, was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, second-degree possession of a forged instrument, and petit larceny.Further details regarding the charges were not prov