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Massena woman granted ACD after completing parenting class


MASSENA - A Massena woman charged with allowing her four-year-old daughter to be outside playing without supervision has been granted an adjournment in contemplation of dismissal after she successfully completed a parenting class.

Village police charged Dawn R. Bonneville, 44, of 80 Bayley Road, Massena, with endangering the welfare of a child on March 17 after investigating a complaint that her four-year-old child had numerous burns and bruises on her body.

Massena Village Justice Eric J. Gustafson granted Bonneville a one-year adjournment in contemplation of dismissal. If Bonneville commits no further offenses over the next 12 months, the endangering count will be dismissed.

Police said their investigation revealed Bonneville had allowed her daughter to be outside playing unsupervised approximately 40 yards from a state highway for a lengthy period of time. Police said neighbors indicated they had taken the child back to her mother, but she was again outside unsupervised a short time later, She reportedly had bruises on her eyes, legs and butt.

In other recent court action before Judge Gustafson:

■ Andrew J. Katura, 29, of 55 Liberty Ave., Massena, was fined $250 and a $125 surcharge for disorderly conduct.

Police said they wee investigating a domestic dispute complaint at his residence on May 5 when Katura returned to the scene, became unruly and ignored several requests from police to cease that behavior and urged officers to arrest him. They granted his request.

■ Randy A. Nason, 43, of 4 Victory Road, Massena, was fined $25 and a $125 surcharge for an unlawful possession of marijuana conviction. He reportedly possessed a small quantity of marijuana on May 3.

■ Seth J. Blair, 20, of 53 Pine St., Massena, was ordered to pay a $125 surcharge for an unlawful possession of marijuana conviction. He possessed a small quantity of marijuana on April 4.

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