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PETIT LARCENY - MASSENA - Massena-based state police charged Johnathan R. Barto, 17, of 267 Quinell Road, Brasher, with petit larceny on Saturday.

Barto was reportedly seen putting cough and cold medicine into his pocket at Hannaford’s supermarket, 6300 Route 37 Massena, according to state police. He was arrested at the store.

Mr. Barto was arraigned in Norfolk Town Court and sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility with bail set at $2,000 cash.

He is scheduled to appear Wednesday in Massena Town Court.

Barto was one of six people charged with a felony count of first-degree burglary following an investigation into an armed robbery on Feb. 29 in St. Regis Falls.

All six were alleged to have broken into a residence in St. Regis Falls while making threats to a male occupant and brandishing a firearm. “It was related to illegal narcotics activity,”Franklin County District Attorney Derek Champagne said at the time of the arrrests. “We believe they were looking for drugs and/or money.”

UNLAWFUL POSSESSION - MASSENA - Massena-based state police charged Austin D. Cavender, 19, of Hogansburg with unlawful possession of marijuana at 9:30 p.m. Saturday following a stop at the U.S. port of entry in Rooseveltown.

BAD CHECK - FORT COVINGTON - Malone-based state police charged Jayleen A. Charles, 40, of Malone with issuing a bad check Saturday afternoon. Troopers said the charge stemmed from a complaint received May 29 from the town of Fort Covington.

UNLAWFUL POSSESSION - FORT COVINGTON - Malone-based state police charged Jonathan P. Sagel, 28, of Moira with unlawful possession of marijuana following an incident at 12:30 p.m. Saturday on the Foy-Eldred Road in the town of Fort Covington.

UNLAWFUL POSSESSION - NORFOLK - Massena-based state police charged Ryan D. Morrill, 21, of Massena with unlawful possession of marijuana and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle following a traffic stop at 10:05 p.m. June 13 on state Route 420 in the town of Norfolk. He was also ticketed for illegal passing.

TWO-VEHICLE COLLISION - NORFOLK - Massena-based state police investigated a two-vehicle accident at 3:23 p.m. June 14 on the Adams Road in the town of Norfolk. Troopers said the vehicles were operated by Michele R. Ortiz, 51, of Massena and Douglas W. Harper, 59, of Raymondville.

TRESPASSING - PARISHVILLE - Canton-based state police charged Bryan H. Kirk, 33, of Hopkinton with trespassing and harassment on June 13. Troopers said the charges stemmed from a complaint made at 12:30 a.m. May 13 from the town of Parishville.

ONE-VEHICLE ACCIDENT - SOUTHVILLE - Canton-based state police investigated a one-vehicle accident at 9 p.m. June 13 on state Route 11B, near the Brothers Road, in the town of Stockholm. Troopers said the vehicle was being operated by Mark Allen Aanderud, 47, of Malone.

GRAND LARCENY - MALONE - Canton-based state police charged Mark J. Buffham, 39, of Canton with third-degree grand larceny, fourth-degree grand larceny and first-degree scheming to defraud stemming from incidents reported on April 23 from the town of Canton. He was charged with a second count of third-degree grand larceny stemming from a May 24 incident in the town of Canton, Tamara L. McCargar, 41, of Norfolk was charged with fourth-degree criminal facilitation in connection with that incident. Buffham was already being held at the Franklin County Jail on several felony counts stemming from similar incidents that took place in Franklin County in the late winter and early spring months of 2012.

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