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Akwesasne drug lord admits guilt
ALBANY — A Quebec man has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute oxycodone on the Akwesasne Mohawk Indian Reservation in Franklin County.Robert J. Lazore, 42, admitted that between 2008 and 2012, he operated a drug trafficking organization that distributed oxycodone on the Akwesasne Mohawk India
Heuvelton man charged following truck-buggy accident in Lisbon
LISBON — State police charged James J. Crobar, 28, of Heuvelton with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana on Friday, stemming from a June 13 personal-injury accident involving his vehicle and an Amish buggy in the town of Lisbon. He was al
Quebec man pleads guilty to conspiracy for distributing drugs in Akwesasne
Robert Jon Lazore, 42, of Snye, also faces a fine of up to $1 million and a term of post-imprisonment supervised release of at least three years and up to life when U.S. District Judge Mae A. D’Agostino sentences him on Oct. 22, according to a joint announcement made by U.S. Attorney Grant C. Jaquit
School bus gets hung up on overhang
One child, who was seated next to one of the broken windows, was taken to the Alice Hyde Medical Center to be checked out. The crash occurred as the children were headed home from their last day of school.
Six teens charged with trespassing in ‘senior prank’ involving a dead animal
Troopers charge during the overnight hours between June 7 and 8 at St. Lawrence Central School, 1039 Route 11C, the students had entered the school as part of a senior prank and dismembered and distributed a dead animal they found on the side of the road throughout the school.
Potsdam village police dispatch may shift to county
The New York State Financial Restructuring Board for Local Governments’ Comprehensive Review Report, a cost-cutting study requested by the village, was received by the village on Wednesday. Among other things, as reported, it suggested the village consider dissolving.
Massena man charged with contempt and assault
MASSENA — State police on June 9 charged Joseph D. Mitchell, 22, of 57 Douglas St., Massena, with felony first-degree criminal contempt and misdemeanor third-degree assault.
Malone man charged with marijuana possession in Canton
CANTON — State police on June 19 charged Brandon C. Szkotak, 26, Malone, with misdemeanor seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. He was also cited with unlawful possession of marijuana.
NY21 candidates say some issues addressed insufficently
With 14 months of campaigning, around 12 forums and debates and 10 candidates, the Democratic primary has covered a lot of ground — both literally and metaphorically, across the massive 21st Congressional District.
Massena's new Spartan logo gets official approval, super speaks on history of mascot
"Originally there was a comment that was made, a racial comment, that made Native American students come to us with concerns about a mascot," high school principal Sarah Boyce told the Board of Education on Thursday.
Massena man gets 12 years in prison for rape of child
Ernest E. Pantaleo, 27, of 12 Tracy St., pleaded guilty in St. Lawrence County Court to first-degree attempted rape, the reduced count of first-degree rape in a plea deal with the district attorney’s office.
Driver whose truck hit Amish buggy in Lisbon critically injuring boy now facing two misdemeanor counts and other charges
LISBON – The driver of the truck that hit an Amish buggy June 13 critically injuring a 7-year-old boy is now facing several vehicle and traffic charges and two drug charges.State police report today that James J. Crobar, 28, Heuvelton, was charged Friday by state police with two misdemeanor counts,
Hogansburg woman charged with marijuana possession at Point of Entry
MASSENA — State police on June 9 charged Jasmine Buckshot, 23, of 45 Ransom Road, Hogansburg, with fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana.
Town of Massena seeking assessor to fill retiree's spot
"With that recommendation, and we have over 6,000 parcels ... New York State Department of Taxation recommends a six-year term,” Carbone told the board.
Ogdensburg man charged with felony after allegedly violating order of protection
Tyler C. Brabant, 22, was charged with first-degree criminal contempt at 3:41 a.m., police said.
Border Patrol Agents In Messena, N.Y. Arrest 4 - Breaking911
MASSENA, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers assigned to the Massena Port of Entry encountered two U.S. citizens who arrived at the border on June 13. During a primary inspection of the U.S citizens, CBP officers became suspicious of the travelers itinerary and referred the pair
Madrid and Malone residents charged with drug possession
LOUISVILLE — A Madrid man was charged with drug possession following a traffic stop on SH 37 on Wednesday morning, according to state police.Josh T. Sharpe, 26, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and speeding at 12:35 a.m., police said.
Massena man found in possession of more than 100 grams of marijuana at police check point
ROSSIE — State police on June 2 charged Adam Ortiz, of 59 Ames St., Massena, with misdemeanor fourth-degree criminal possession of marijuana.
Potsdam fire chief disappointed in village cutting paid fire drivers for July, August
“It is a shock to us that not once did they come over and ask us,” said Danielle Rose, chief of the Potsdam Fire Department.
Former GM plant in Massena could qualify for brownfield cleanup support, funding
By ANDY GARDNERMASSENA -- The way the Town Council handles zoning of the former General Motors plant could affect their ability to receive Brownfield Opportunity Area funding through the Department of State, a DOS official told the board on Wednesday.Designation as a BOA "sets the stage for future s