Northern New York Newspapers
Watertown
Ogdensburg
Massena-Potsdam
Lowville
Carthage
Malone
NNY Business
NNY Living
NNY Ads
Mon., May. 25
SUBSCRIBE
Serving the communities of Massena and Potsdam, New York
Latest News

NYSP Public Record

First published: May 24, 2015 at 10:51 am
Last modified: May 24, 2015 at 10:51 am

DWI - MASSENA - Massena-based state police charged Joleen R. Bigtree, 50, of Rooseveltown with driving while intoxicated and ticketed her for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and operation of a vehicle with inadequate stop lights at 7:55 p.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on County Route 45 in the town of Massena.

UNLAWFUL POSSESSION - NORFOLK - Massena-based state police charged Courtney M. Wright, 23, of Potsdam with unlawful possession of marijuana and ticketed her for operation of a vehicle with an inadequate muffler at 10:30 p.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on Route 56 in the town of Norfolk.

DWI - MALONE - Malone-based state police charged April L. Thorne, 31, of Brushton with driving while intoxicated and a felony count of first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and ticketed her for making an unsafe turn/failure to signal turn and failure to keep right following a traffic stop at 2:05 a.m. Sunday on Rennie Street in the village of Malone.

VIEW ARTICLE PAGE GO TO COMMENTS

Massena man charged with possessing stolen cell phone

First published: May 24, 2015 at 7:36 am
Last modified: May 24, 2015 at 7:36 am

STOLEN PROPERTY - MASSENA - Village police charged Roy T. Durgan, 23, of 31 Howard St., Massena, with fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property at 7:33 p.m. Saturday on South Main Street. He allegedly had been in possession of a cell phone reported stolen by Eric Aldridge on May 16. Mr. Durgan was released after posting $250 bail.

VIEW ARTICLE PAGE GO TO COMMENTS

Potsdam PD Public Record

First published: May 24, 2015 at 7:13 am
Last modified: May 24, 2015 at 7:13 am

TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICE - Village police ticketed Elizabeth A. Griffin, 30, of Lisbon for failure to obey a traffic control device at 9:09 p.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on Maple Street. Police said Ms. Griffin was eastbound on Maple Street and failed to obey the “Bridge Closed” sign.

SPEEDING - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Amanda L. Putney, 21, of Lisbon for speed in zone (46/30 mph zone) at 9:12 p.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on Maple Street.

CLICK IT OR TICKET DETAIL - POTSDAM - Village police conducted a Click it or Ticket detail from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The following tickets were issued:

• Nicholas R. Weaver, 21, of Potsdam was ticketed at 10:26 a.m. for driving while using a portable electronic device on Market Street.

• James M. Dwyer, 47, of Tupper Lake was ticketed at 11:29 a.m. failure to wear his seatbelt.

• Jay A. Daniels, 35, of Canton was ticketed at 12:42 p.m. for driving while using a mobile phone.

• Nicholas R. Matott, 20, of Potsdam was ticketed at 1:29 p.m. for driving while using a mobile phone.

The Police Blotter

Saturday, May 23, 2015

0007 Traffic stop on Market Street. Verbal warning issued.

0030 Traffic stop on Elm Street. Verbal warning issued.

0119 Property damage accident on Market Street.

0148 Traffic stop on Elm Street. Verbal warning issued.

0316 Potsdam Rescue dispatched to a call.

0548 Potsdam Rescue dispatched to a call.

0731 Dispatched Potsdam Rescue to a call.

0832 Received a harassment complaint

0940 Attempt to locate a subject on Main Street.

1026 Traffic stop on Market Street. Ticket issued.

1039 Patrol assisted a subject with removing a load of lumber from the roadway on Market Street.

1053 Received a theft of services complaint.

1129 Traffic stop on Elm Street. Ticket issued.

1242 Traffic stop on Maple Street. Ticket issued.

1329 Traffic stop on Maple Street. Ticket issued.

1347 Dispatched Potsdam Rescue to a call.

1351 Received a report of a medical alarm at Midtown Apartments.

1359 Traffic stop on Elm Street. Verbal warning issued.

1412 Traffic stop on Market Street. Verbal warning issued.

1517 Dispatched Potsdam Rescue to a call, Patrol also responded.

1620 Assisted subject with getting a handicap permit.

1640 Initiated a traffic stop.

1715 Patrols responded to a domestic dispute on Division Street.

1905 Dispatched Potsdam Rescue to the airport for an incoming Mercy Flight.

1906 Potsdam Fire dispatched to First Niagara Bank for the report of smoke. A patrol responded and reports some of the mulch outside the bank is smoking. Potsdam Fire responded and put the fire out.

1920 Dispatched Potsdam Rescue to a call.

2025 Traffic stop on Sandstone Drive. Verbal warning issued.

2043 Traffic stop on Market Street. Verbal warning issued.

2050 Traffic stop on Madrid Avenue. Verbal warning issued.

2053 Traffic stop on Sandstone Drive. Verbal warning issued.

2112 Traffic stop on Pine Street. Verbal warning issued.

2157 Traffic stop on Market Street. Verbal warning issued.

2229 Traffic stop on Main Street. Verbal warning issued.

2302 Patrols report that most of the village of Potsdam is without power. Power was restored in the village over the course of about two hours.

2330 Traffic stop on Lawrence Avenue. Verbal warning issued.

2335 Traffic stop on Lawrence Avenue. Verbal warning issued.

2354 Traffic stop on Market Street. Verbal warning issued.

VIEW ARTICLE PAGE GO TO COMMENTS

National Grid substation issue leaves Potsdam in the dark for approximately two hours overnight

First published: May 24, 2015 at 6:52 am
Last modified: May 24, 2015 at 6:52 am

POTSDAM - Potsdam Village Police reported that most of the village of Potsdam lost power late Saturday night into early Sunday morning.

The outage was reported to police at 11:02 p.m. Saturday, and police said National Grid crews determined the outage was due to a problem at its substation on Lawrence Avenue. Power was restored in the village over the course of about two hours.

VIEW ARTICLE PAGE GO TO COMMENTS

Potsdam man with blood alcohol content more than three times legal limit charged with aggravated DWI

First published: May 24, 2015 at 6:45 am
Last modified: May 24, 2015 at 6:45 am

AGGRAVATED DWI - POTSDAM - Village police charged Keith J. Gonyou III, 24, of Potsdam with aggravated driving while intoxicated at 12:47 a.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on River Road in the town of Potsdam. The Potsdam Police Department was working with the St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office as part of a Stop D.W.I. program at the time of the stop. Police said Mr. Gonyou was seen having trouble keeping his vehicle on the roadway when the traffic stop was initiated. He reportedly had a blood alcohol content of 0.27 percent. A blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent or higher is considered proof of intoxication in the state. The charge is elevated to the more serious offense of aggravated driving while intoxicated when the blood alcohol content is 0.18 percent or higher.

VIEW ARTICLE PAGE GO TO COMMENTS
Giveaway
Syracuse Football Tickets Giveaway
Connect with Us
DCO on FacebookWDT on Twitter