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PETIT LARCENY - MASSENA - Village police said they charged seven people over the weekend in connection with three separate shoplifting incidents at Rite Aid in downtown Massena.

■ Mary Ann Lavalley, 52, of 18 Perkins Road, Massena; Robert Lavalley Jr., 23, of 124 Andrews St., Massena, and Amber Gardner, 19, also of 124 Andrews St., Massena, were each charged with petit larceny at 2:29 p.m. Saturday. Mr. Lavalley and Gardner were additionally charged with endangering the welfare of a child. They were released on appearance tickets for village court.

Mrs. Lavalley was then turned over to the sheriff’s department on a St. Lawrence County Family Court warrant.

Police said the trio shoplifted DVDs and a bag of Combos from Rite Aid. Mr. Lavalley and Gardner reportedly had their infant daughter with them during the shoplifting incident.

■ A 14-year-old male and a 13-year-old male were charged with petit larceny at 11:33 a.m. Saturday. They reported shoplifted gum and Robitussin from the store. Their cases were turned over the probation department for a possible Family Court petition.

■ A 13-year-old female and a 12-year-old female were charged at 3:30 p.m. Sunday after they reportedly shoplifted numerous cosmetic items. Police said the girls’ parents alerted police about the incident. Their cases were turned over to the probation department for a possible family court petition.

AGGRAVATED DWI - MASSENA - Village police charged Jason P. Kennedy, 37, of 42 Marie St., Massena, with aggravated driving while intoxicated and failure to keep right following a traffic stop at 8:50 p.m. Saturday on the Maple Street Extension. Police said a patrol stopped Kennedy’s vehicle after observing him driving erratically on the Parker Avenue Bridge. He reportedly had a blood alcohol content of 0.23 percent, nearly three times the legal limit. A blood alcohol content of 0.18 percent of higher elevates a DWI charge to aggravated DWI. Kennedy was also charged with drinking and driving in April 1994, according to court documents.

UNLAWFUL POSSESSION - MASSENA - Village police charged Elizabeth M. Collins, 23, of 233 Center St., Massena, with unlawful possession of marijuana at 11 a.m. Saturday at her residence. Police reportedly observed a marijuana pipe when they were assisting Massena Rescue on a call to her residence.

CRIMINAL POSSESSION - MASSENA - Village police charged William Rochefort, 17, of 235 Center St., Massena, with fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and resisting arrest following an incident at 1:16 a.m. Sunday on Willow Street. Police said no further details were available Monday.

UNINSPECTED MOTOR VEHICLE - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Gloria J. Lamendola, 61, of Massena for a stop sign violation at 9:48 a.m. Monday following a traffic stop at Parker and Alvern avenues.

UNINSPECTED MOTOR VEHICLE - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Catherine A. Losey, 49, of County Route 43, Massena, for operation of an uninspected motor vehicle following a traffic stop at 8:55 a.m. Monday.

SUSPENDED REGISTRATION - MASSENA - Village police charged George E. Tarbell, 32, of 760 Drumm St., Akwesasne, with operation of a vehicle with a suspended registration and operation of a vehicle with no insurance following a traffic stop at 2:31 a.m. Sunday on West Orvis Street.

INADEQUATE MUFFLER - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Eric W. Smith, 20, of Reynolds Road, Norwood, for operation of a vehicle with an inadequate muffler following a traffic stop at 3:45 p.m. Saturday on Francis Street.

OPEN CONTAINER - POTSDAM - Village police charged Isaac M. Griffith, 18, of Brooklyn with an open container violation at 12:54 a.m. Sunday on Main Street. Police said an officer observed Griffith walking on Main Street with an open container of an alcoholic beverage.

OPEN CONTAINER - POTSDAM - Village police charged Brianna E. Soucy, 21, of Ballston Spa with an open container violation at 12:54 a.m. Sunday on Main Street. Police said an officer observed Soucy walking on Main Street with an open container of an alcoholic beverage.

AGGRAVATED DWI - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Nicholas A. Sgorrano, 24, of South Glens Falls with aggravated driving while intoxicated and ticketed him for failure to signal a lane change following a traffic stop at 3:23 a.m. Sunday on Main Street. His blood alcohol content was not available, but the aggravated DWI count means it was 0.18 percent of higher.

SPEEDING - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Kenneth B. Andrews, 60, of Norwood for speed in zone (55/30) following a traffic stop at 5:01 p.m. Sunday on Pine Street.

TRESPASS - POTSDAM - Village police charged Andy Groulx, 24, of Rockland, Ont., with trespassing at 2:01 a.m. Saturday at McDuff’s on Market Street. Police said they observed Groulx reenter the establishment after he had been asked to leave. He was charged with a second count of trespassing at 2:22 a.m. after an officer observed Groulx reenter McDuff’s.

STOP SIGN VIOLATION - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Kerrie E. Cline, 20, of Tuxedo Park for failure to stop for a stop sign following a traffic stop at 5:52 p.m. Saturday after an officer reportedly observed the violation at Walnut and Market streets.

AGGRAVATED DWI - NORFOLK - A civilian’s complaint about an erratic driver led to an aggravated driving while intoxicated charge for a Massena woman Sunday.

St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department deputies, with the assistance of Norwood Police, charged Lindley Q. Cook, 22, of 171 South Grasse River Road, Massena, with aggravated DWI Sunday following a traffic stop on state Route 56 in the town of Norfolk. She was also ticketed for failure to keep right. She reportedly had a blood alcohol content of 0.22 percent, nearly three times the legal limit.

The blood alcohol content for a DWI charge in New York state is .08 percent. That count is elevated to aggravated DWI when the blood alcohol content if 0.18 percent of higher.

Cook was released on an appearance ticket for Norfolk Town Court.

DWI - WADDINGTON - Ogdensburg-based state police charged Michael A. Leclair, 26, of Waddington with driving while intoxicated following a traffic stop at 8:21 p.m. Saturday on state Route 37. He was also ticketed for speeding and failure to keep right.

UNLAWFUL POSSESSION - MASSENA - Massena-based state police charged Andrew J. Peters, 21, of Massena with unlawful possession of marijuana and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle following a traffic stop at 12:46 p.m. Saturday on Main Street in the village of Massena.

PETIT LARCENY - FORT COVINGTON - Malone-based state police charged Stephen J. Monroe, 26, and Danny S. French, 22, both of Fort Covington, with petit larceny early Sunday morning following an investigation into an incident reported at 2:26 a.m. Sunday from the town of Malone.

AGGRAVATED DWI - MOIRA - Malone-based state police charged Alvin M. Smith, 18, of Dickinson Center with aggravated driving while intoxicated following a traffic stop at 2:20 a.m. Sunday on County Route 8 in the town of Moira. Smith was also ticketed for consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle, failure to signal and failure to keep right.

PERSONAL INJURY ACCIDENT - BOMBAY - Malone-based state police reported one injury in a two-vehicle accident at 7:31 p.m. Saturday on state Route 95 near County Route 9 in the town of Bombay. The vehicles were operated by Daniel J. Heely, 20, of Fort Covington and Bradley M. Bordeau, 35, of Port Henry.

PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENT - FORT COVINGTON - Malone-based state police said Joshua S. Allen, 26, of Brushton was in a one-vehicle property damage accident at 1:19 p.m. Sunday in a private driveway at 1109 Route 32 in the town of Fort Covington.

DWI - POTSDAM - Village police charged James A. Helmar, 59, of Hannawa Falls with driving while intoxicated at 11:31 p.m. Friday following a traffic stop on Munson Street. He was also ticketed for speeding (61/30) and failure to stop for a police officer. He reportedly had a blood alcohol content of 0.15 percent. Police said an officer observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on Pierrepont Avenue and attempted to initiate a traffic stop on Main Street, but the vehicle continued to Munson Street before stopping.

RECKLESS DRIVING - MASSENA - Village police charged Trevor J. Secore, 18, of 9378 state Route 56, Massena, with reckless driving and ticketed him for speed in zone Friday as part of an investigation into an incident that took place earlier that afternoon. Village police had also charged Eric J. Deshane, 18, of 733 state Route 37C, Massena, with reckless driving and unauthorized possession of fireworks at 3:23 p.m. Friday on Sycamore Street. Police said they observed Deshane following another vehicle, driven by Secore, at a high rate of speed in an area where a school bus was discharging passengers. Deshane was also ticketed for speeding. During the traffic stop, Deshane was found in possession of several fireworks, including bottle rockets and fire crackers.

AGGRAVATED UNLICENSED OPERATION - MASSENA - Village police charged AA Calman-Smith, 28, of 20 Cherry St., Potsdam, with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, operation of a vehicle with a suspended registration and operation of a vehicle with no insurance following a traffic stop at 2:40 a.m. Saturday on Willow Street. Calman-Smith was additionally ticketed for operation of a vehicle with switched plates and operation of an unregistered motor vehicle.

SPEEDING - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Annie D. Vinyard, 62, of Town Line Road, Hermon, for speed in zone following a traffic stop at 9:05 a.m. Saturday on East Hatfield Street.

SCHOOL BUS STOP - Village police ticketed Brandon L. Sheets, 31, of Massena for failure to stop for a school bus Friday in connection with an incident that occurred Wednesday afternoon.

SPEEDING - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Robert S. Jock, 45, of Ogdensburg for speed in zone following a traffic stop at 9 a.m. Friday on Andrews Street.

UNINSPECTED MOTOR VEHICLE - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Stephen F. Slater, 57, of Massena for operation of an uninspected motor vehicle and operation of a vehicle with inadequate headlights following a traffic stop at 11:01 p.m. Thursday on Park Avenue.

LEAVING THE SCENE - MASSENA - Village police ticketed James A. Berry, 20, of Massena for leaving the scene of a property damage accident and moving from lane unsafely following an incident at 10:58 p.m. Thursday on Main Street.

ENDANGERING THE WELFARE - WINTHROP - Winthrop-based state police charged Allan M. LaPage, 23, of Hurley Road, Brasher, with endangering the welfare of a child. The charge is related to an on-going investigation into a domestic dispute involving Michelle Zakarauskas. Troopers had charged LaPage with first-degree criminal contempt, second-degree harassment and endangering the welfare of a child following an incident reported at 11 a.m. April 21 from the town of Stockholm. He has been held at the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility since his arrest on the criminal contempt count.

PETIT LARCENY - MASSENA - Massena-based state police charged Timothy W. Jacobs, 18, of Hogansburg with petit larceny following an incident at 6:09 p.m. Friday at Hannaford’s in the town of Massena.

UNLAWFUL POSSESSION - NORFOLK - Massena-based state police charged John F. Van Kennen, 29, of Norfolk with unlawful possession of marijuana and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle following an incident at 11:15 a.m. Friday on Mill Road in the town of Norfolk.

UNLAWFUL POSSESSION - NORFOLK - Massena-based state police charged Keitha M. Schwartsfigure, 21, of Potsdam with unlawful possession of marijuana following an incident at 10:45 a.m. Friday on Grantville Road in the town of Norfolk.

UNLAWFUL POSSESSION - COLTON - Gouverneur-based state police charged Thomas D. Sawyer, 34, of Ogdensburg with unlawful possession of marijuana following an incident at 9:55 a.m. Thursday on state Route 56 in the town of Colton.

UNLAWFUL POSSESSION - MADRID - Canton-based state police charged Christopher F. Austin, 35, of Massena with unlawful possession of marijuana and ticketed him for operation of an uninspected motor vehicle following a stop at 10:15 a.m. Thursday on state Route 310 in the town of Madrid.

PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENT - CANTON - Canton-based state police investigated a property damage accident at 8:29 a.m. Thursday on state Route 310 at State Street in the town of Canton. The vehicle was operated by Russell J. Jones, 39, of Norfolk.

PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENT - CONSTABLE - Malone-based state police said Stephanie L. Skelly, 20, of Malone was involved in a property damage accident at 6:15 p.m. Thursday on County Route 28 at Houndsville Road in the town of Constable.

PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENT - MOIRA - Malone-based state police investigated a property damage accident at 9:45 a.m. Thursday on state Route 95 in the town of Moira. The vehicle was operated by Christopher L. Garrand, 32, of Brushton.

DWAI DRUGS - DEKALB - Gouverneur-based state police charged Thomas J. LaBrake, 20, of Canton with driving while ability impaired by drugs following a stop at 7:37 p.m. Friday on state Route 11 in the town of Gouverneur. He was also charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell and fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana. Troopers said his held status was cash bail.

TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICE - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Derrick A. Jerome, 20, of Canton for failure to obey a traffic device when he was traveling south on Market Street and passed through a left turn only lane at the intersection with Elm Street.

SPEEDING - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Shannon Leahey, 22, of Canton for speed in zone (49/30) following a traffic stop at 9:59 a.m. Friday on Maple Street.

FOLLOWING TOO CLOSELY - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Willie Robertson, 56, for following too closely following a two-vehicle property damage accident at 1:08 p.m. Friday on Maple Street at the Clarkson access road.

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