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BENCH WARRANT - MASSENA - Village police picked up Aaron M. Vice, 33, of 150 South Raquette Road, Massena, on a bench warrant Thursday afternoon for failure to appear in court on an unnecessary noise count. Vice had been charged with making unnecessary noise at 2:50 a.m. May 24 for failing to keep the noise down at a party he was hosting despite receiving two warnings from the building superintendent. Vice was arraigned by Massena Town Justice Gerald P. Sharlow, pleaded guilty to the violation and was released after paying a $100 fine.



CELL PHONE - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Lloyd J. Wood, 46, of Massena for using a cell phone while he was operating a motor vehicle following a traffic stop at 11:04 a.m. Thursday on East Orvis Street.



ALCOHOL IN VEHICLE - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Gloria J. Berry, 60, of Massena for operating without headlights and consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle following a traffic stop.



INADEQUATE EXHAUST - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Bruce Green II, 22, of Massena for operation of a vehicle with an inadequate exhaust following a traffic stop at 5:35 p.m. Wednesday on County Route 43.



INADEQUATE HEADLIGHTS - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Jolene L. Skiff, 24, of McCabe Road, Colton, for operation of a vehicle with inadequate headlights following a traffic stop at 10:33 p.m. Tuesday on Main Street.



INSUFFICIENT LIGHTS - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Debra A. Germinio, 55 of Camillus for no/insufficient tail lamps following a traffic stop at 10:46 a.m. Wednesday on Lawrence Avenue.



NO SEATBELT - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Jeffrey D. Martin, 22 of Methuen, Mass., for failure to wear a seatbelt following a traffic stop at 3:59 p.m. Wednesday on Maple Street.



SPEEDING - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Leah M. Deluca, 23, of Malone for speed in zone (50/30) following a traffic stop at 4:05 p.m. Wednesday on Lawrence Avenue.



UNNECESSARY NOISE - POTSDAM - Village police charged Nicholas A. Sgorrano, 24, of South Glens Falls with unnecessary noise - yelling at 2:15 a.m. Friday on Market Street. He was issued an appearance ticket for March 21 in Potsdam Village Court.



DWI - POTSDAM - Village police charged Akshay Thakur, 20, of SUNY Potsdam with driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated and illegal signal - less than 100 feet at 3:57 a.m. Friday on Broad Street. Police said Thakur failed to give sufficient notice for making a turn and was allegedly found to be intoxicated following a traffic stop. Thakur reportedly had a blood alcohol content of 0.18 percent, the threshold for elevating a driving while intoxicated charge to aggravated DWI. He was issued an appearance ticket for March 21 in Potsdam Village Court.



UNLICENSED OPERATION - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Gregory E. Brown, 26, of Vista, Calif. for unlicensed operation at 3:07 a.m. Saturday after he was allegedly observed crossing the hazard markings on Market Street. He was issued an appearance ticket for March 26 in Potsdam Village Court.



FAILURE TO YIELD - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Alexander N. Rhea, 32, of Potsdam for failure to yield the right of way to pedestrians in a crosswalk at 12:38 p.m. Saturday on Main Street near the movie theater.



FAILURE TO YIELD - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Anna Marie Wilharm, 26, of Potsdam for failure to yield the right of way to pedestrians in a crosswalk at 7:11 p.m. Sunday on Main Street near the movie theater.



PETIT LARCENY - MASSENA - Massena-based state police charged Jason H. Aquitante, 28, of Brushton with petit larceny following an incident at 2:11 p.m. Saturday in the town of Massena.



FELONY AGGRAVATED DWI - WINTHROP - Massena-based state police charged Glen R. Hewey, 52, of 15 Leonard St., Potsdam, with felony aggravated driving while intoxicated, felony driving while intoxicated and failure to stop for a stop sign following a one-vehicle property damage accident at the intersection of state Routes 11C and 11 in the town of Stockholm. Police said Hewey was southbound on Route 11C and failed to stop at the intersection with Route 11, exiting the south shoulder of the road and striking a tree. He allegedly had a blood alcohol content of 0.20 percent. Hewey was arraigned by Norfolk Town Justice Donald Lustyik and was remanded to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility without bail because of four previous felony convictions. He is scheduled to reappear Wednesday in Norfolk Town Court.



CONSPIRACY - POTSDAM - Canton-based state police charged John E. Jones, 22, of Norfolk with fourth-degree conspiracy and petit larceny on Friday. Natalie B. Corranza, 19, of Norfolk and Amy R. Jones, 43, of Norfolk were charged with fifth-degree conspiracy and fourth-degree grand larceny. Petit larceny charges are upgraded to grand larceny when the value of items taken exceeds $1,000.



CRIMINAL MISCHIEF - WADDINGTON - Canton-based state police charged David E. Kinch, 56, of Ogdensburg with second-degree harassment and criminal mischief on Saturday following an incident reported at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 25 in the town of Waddington.



CRIMINAL TRESPASS - BOMBAY - Malone-based state police charged Warren A. Rust, 48, of Moira with second-degree criminal trespass following an incident reported at 3:38 p.m. Saturday in the town of Bombay.



UNLAWFUL IMPRISONMENT - WESTVILLE - Malone-based state police charged Tony J. Niles, 26, of Constable with second-degree unlawful imprisonment on Saturday following an investigation into an incident reported at 11:15 a.m. Friday in the town of Westville.



PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENTS - MASSENA - State troopers from around the region responded to a number of property damage accidents over the weekend. They included:

■ Vehicles operated by Kirsten B. Jandreau, 21, of North Lawrence and Linda K. Shattuck, 66, of Winthrop collided at 4:12 p.m. Saturday on O’Neil Road at the mall access road.

■ George D. Murray, 40, of Hopkinton was involved in an accident at 5:38 a.m. Sunday on state Route 11 near the Fisk Road in the town of Stockholm.

■ Christina M. King, 22, of Potsdam was involved in an accident at 7:57 p.m. Friday on County Route 15 near Johnson Road in the town of Canton.

■ Ellie S. Bouissey, 50, of Moira was involved in a crash at 10:23 p.m. Friday on state Route 11 near Route 11C in the town of Lawrence.

■ Vehicles operated by Ryan W. Carr, 25, of Massena and Daniel W. Mitchell, 38, of Bombay collided at 2:50 p.m. Friday on state Route 310 at the Stark Road in the town of Norfolk.



AGGRAVATED HARASSMENT - POTSDAM - Massena-based state police charged Chad N. Curran, 19, of 70 Beach St., Massena, with aggravated harassment Thursday morning following an investigation into an incident that reportedly took place at 4:55 p.m. Feb. 27 in the town of Potsdam.



UNLAWFUL POSSESSION - PIERREPONT - Canton-based state police charged Everett J. Aldous, 42, of 644 Selleck Road, Canton with unlawful possession of marijuana following a traffic stop at 6:15 p.m. Thursday on state Route 56 in the town of Pierrepont.



PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENT - WINTHROP - Massena-based state police said Shawn Patrick Crump, 20, of North Lawrence was involved in a one-vehicle property damage accident at 11:18 p.m. Thursday on the White Road in the town of Stockholm.



AGGRAVATED HARASSMENT - MOIRA - Malone-based state police charged Kim E. Martin, 55, of Moira with second-degree aggravated harassment following an incident at 4:01 p.m. Friday in town of Moira. She was sent to the Franklin County Jail with bail set at $5,000 cash.



CRIMINAL CONTEMPT - BOMBAY - Malone-based state police charged Ronald A. Woods, 21, of Bombay with first-degree criminal contempt Thursday following an investigation into an incident that occurred at 3:32 p.m. Feb. 19 in the town of Bombay. He allegedly violated an order of protection issued by a court that directed him to stay away from the person he had contact with on Feb. 19.



FALSE WRITTEN STATEMENT - DICKINSON - Malone-based state police charged Sonny J. Dumas, 23, of Dickinson Center with filing a false written statement. The charge stemmed from a statement Dumas had provided troopers at 3:47 p.m. Feb. 21 in the town of Dickinson.



CRIMINAL OBSTRUCTION BREATHING - BOMBAY - Malone-based state police charged Kevin E. Duross ,59, of Brushton with second-degree harassment and criminal obstruction of breathing Thursday following an investigation into an incident that took place at 3:14 a.m. Thursday in the town of Bombay. Jacqueline M. Searle, 49, of Massena was charged with third-degree menacing and second-degree aggravated harassment in connection with that same complaint.



IDENTITY THEFT - MASSENA - A Massena couple was jailed Sunday afternoon following an investigation into the use of stolen credit cards at the St. Lawrence Centre mall.

Massena-based state police charged Cory M. Shampine, 34, and Melissa M. Shampine, 26, both of 93 Maple St., Massena, with fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and second-degree identity theft.

Mr. Shampine was arraigned by Massena Town Justice James M. Crandall and sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility with bail set at $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond. Ms. Shampine was also arraigned by Judge Crandall and jailed with bail set at $2,500 cash or $5,000 bond.

Mr. Shampine allegedly used a stolen credit card to purchase gas and cigarettes at the Sunoco station on South Main Street on March 9 and that same day gave two stolen credit cards to Courtney A. LaBar, 19, of 491 Sylvan Falls Road, Hopkinton, and had her purchase $106.98 worth of video games at the Gamestop store at the St. Lawrence Centre mall. Ms. Shampine reportedly used the stolen credit card to purchase additional items at Gamestop valued at $160.47.

Troopers charged LaBar with third-degree forgery, fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and second-degree identity theft. LaBar was released on an appearance ticket.



CRIMINAL TRESPASS - MASSENA - Village police charged Allen W. Favreau, 25, of 529 Elliot Road, Norwood, with second-degree harassment and second-degree criminal trespass. He reportedly entered Dennis Miller’s apartment at 424 South Main St., Apt. 1B, and pushed Mr. Miller at least twice. Favreau was released on an appearance ticket.



BENCH WARRANT - MASSENA - Village police picked up Lester A. Clarke, 28, of 10 Dodge St., Massena, on a bench warrant at 9:43 a.m. Friday. The warrant had been signed in March after Clarke allegedly violated the conditions of his probationary sentence. He had been placed on probation following his conviction on a driving while intoxicated count on March 24, 2010 in Massena Village Court. Clarke was arraigned on the warrant by Massena Town Justice Gerald P. Sharlow and sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility with bail set at $2,500 cash.



BENCH WARRANT - MASSENA - Village police picked up Jordan D. Phillips, 27, of 137 Phillips Road, Akwesasne, at 9:30 a.m. Friday on a warrant that had been issued by the Massena Town Court and turned him over to Massena-based state police. Francis was arraigned on the warrant by Massena Town Justice Gerald P. Sharlow, entered a guilty plea to an unlawful possession of marijuana count that had been pending since April 2010 and was fined $50 and a $125 surcharge.

The warrant had been signed by Massena Town Justice James M. Crandall on Feb. 12, 2012 after Francis failed to appear as scheduled on the unlawful possession of marijuana violation. Troopers had said U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents had found a baggie with a green leafy substance weighing 5.7 grams on the center console of Francis’ vehicle during a secondary inspection at the U.S. port of entry in Rooseveltown at 9:57 p.m. April 10, 2010.



UNSAFE PASSING - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Nikki A. Arney, 33, of Massena for passing in a no passing zone following a traffic stop at 11:22 a.m. Monday on South Main Street.



CELL PHONE - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Janice R. Brothers, 19, of Brasher Falls for using a cell phone while operating a motor vehicle following a traffic stop at 6:22 p.m. Sunday on Maple Street.



FOLLOWING TOO CLOSELY - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Tyler J. Richardson, 17, of Ogdensburg for following too closely following a property damage accident at noon Saturday on Main Street at state Route 37.



STOP SIGN - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Angel L. Laplante, 35, of Maple Ridge Road, Brasher, for a stop sign violation following a traffic stop at 1:22 p.m. Friday on Parker Avenue at Alvern.



CELL PHONE - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Charlamaine Mitchell, 53, of Massena for using a cell phone while operating a motor vehicle following a traffic stop at 11:10 a.m. Friday on Main Street.



SPEEDING - MASSENA - Village police ticketed James J. McGaheran, 43, of Norfolk for speed in zone following a traffic stop at 7:43 a.m. Friday on East Hatfield Street,

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