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BURGLARY - CHASE MILLS— A Chase Mills woman accused of breaking into a Louisville home was arrested at 12:20 p.m. Tuesday by state police

Pearl L. Alexander, 24, of County Route 14, was charged with felony first-degree burglary and second-degree harassment, a violation.

Alexander is accused of breaking into a home located on County Route 36 in Louisville and stealing a cell phone, troopers said.

She was released to a third party.

CRIMINAL CONTEMPT - NORFOLK— A Massena man was arrested and jailed Tuesday after Norfolk Town Police investigated an alleged domestic dispute.

Michael J. Riley, 25, of 1833 Route 420, was charged with felony first-degree criminal contempt and second-degree harassment, a violation.

The alleged disturbance occurred on Mill Road in Norfolk on Sunday. Further information regarding what led to the charges wasn’t disclosed by police.

Riley was arraigned in Norfolk Town Court and sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility with bail set at $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond.

BENCH WARRANT - MASSENA - Village police picked up Michael P. O’Brien, 42, of 29 Colgate Drive, Massena, on a county court bench warrant at 11:34 a.m. Wednesday. He was transported to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility pending an appearance in St. Lawrence County Court. He had been charged with felony counts of driving while intoxicated and first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle following a motor vehicle accident in February.

PETIT LARCENY - MASSENA - Village police charged Lisa L. Lashomb, 42, of 225 North Main St., Massena, with petit larceny Tuesday afternoon. Lashomb, a former employee at Kinney Drugs, was reportedly paying out winnings to herself on New York state Lottery tickets that did not have payouts. Lashomb told authorities she had taken approximately $200 from the store using that technique. Store officials had found $70 missing from their accounts on Sept. 3 and Sept. 10.

HARASSMENT - MASSENA - Village police charged Keith W. Snyder, 20, of 405 South Main St., Massena, with second-degree harassment at 8:10 p.m. Wednesday on South Main Street. He allegedly blocked in Kaycee Ashley’s vehicle and then started calling her names and sending her threatening text messages, police said.

CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE - NORFOLK - Three teenagers - two 15 year olds from Norfolk and a 15 year old from Norwood - have been charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance as part of an ongoing investigation into an incident last Wednesday at Norwood-Norfolk Central School.

The three teens had their cases sent to the probation department to make a determination if they will be petitioned to St. Lawrence County Family Court.

Three teens had been accused of selling drugs in a Norwood-Norfolk High School bathroom shortly after noon Thursday.

A 15-year-old and a 14-year-old from Norwood and a 15-year-old from Raymondville all were charged with felony fourth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance.

The teens allegedly sold a form of muscle relaxers, troopers said.

MENACING - LOUISVILLE - Massena-based state police reported Wednesday they had charged a 13-year-old male from Massena with third-degree menacing on Aug. 11 after responding to a complaint received at 9:30 p.m. Aug. 11 from the town of Louisville. The teenager’s case was turned over to the probation department to determine if he should be petitioned to St. Lawrence County Family Court.

PETIT LARCENY - FORT COVINGTON - Malone-based state police charged Christy M. Beckett. 30, of Malone with petit larceny Monday following an investigation into an incident reported to troopers on July 31 from the town of Fort Covington.

SPEEDING - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Courtney E. Lashomb, 22, of Massena for speed in zone following a stop at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday on the South Racquette River Road. She was ticketed for following too closely later Tuesday following a property damage accident on East Hatfield Street.

UNSAFE BACKING - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Stephen A. Larock Jr., 43, of Massena for unsafe backing at 3:36 p.m. Tuesday following a property damage accident on Maple Street.

SPEEDING - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Linda G. Larock, 71, of Potsdam for speed in zone following a traffic stop at 2:10 p.m. Monday on East Hatfield Street.

FAILURE TO YIELD - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Skylar J. Brewerbrelia, 17, of Keeseville for failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk following a traffic stop at 7:07 p.m. Tuesday on Main Street in front of the Roxy Theater.

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