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ROBBERY INVESTIGATION - MASSENA - The Massena Police Department is investigating an assault and robbery that occurred between 11 and 11:30 p.m. on Bowers Street.

The suspects are described as two white males in their early 20s. One man was described as having a air complexion, thin build and short blonde hair. The other man has a thin build, dark short hair with a slightly darker complexion.

Police said the two men reportedly drove by the victim in a dark colored sports utility vehicle as he walked down Bowers Street toward Grove Street. Bowers Street runs parallel to state Route 37 and connects Main Street near Walgreen’s to Grove Street near the St. Regis Nursing Home.

The suspects then parked the vehicle and walked toward the victim on the other side of the street. The suspects then crossed the street and asked victim for a cigarette.

As the victim reached into his pocket for his cigarettes, the suspects then started assaulting him and stealing his personal items.

Anyone with information is asked to use the Massena Police tip line at 764-5508 or email tips to: .

CRIMINAL POSSESSION MARIJUANA - MASSENA - A search warrant executed at 6 Lincoln Place has led to the arrest of a Massena woman and Hogansburg man.

The warrant, which was executed Thursday by Massena-based state police, turned up “more than 16 ounces” of marijuana. An exact weight was not available. Massena Village Police also assisted in the investigation.

Margo M. Gray, 32, of 6 Lincoln Place and Adam J. Jacobs, 25, of 44 Brown Road, Hogansburg, were both charged with second-degree criminal possession of marijuana, a Class C felony.

Both were arraigned in Massena Town Court before Justice Gerald P. Sharlow.

Jacobs was ordered held on $50,000 cash or $100,00 bond, while Gray was ordered held on $10,000 cash or $20,000 bond following consultation with St. Lawrence County District Attorney Nicole M. Duve.

CRIMINAL TRESPASS - NORFOLK - Barbara A. Brossoit, 20, 22 Hepburn St., Norfolk, was arrested by Massena-based state police at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday at 42 West Main St. and charged with trespassing, resisting arrest and harassment.

Brossoit entered her ex-boyfriend’s home and tried to take property from the residence. A trooper arrived and asked her to leave. She refused, and when the trooper attempted to put her under arrest she hit him in the face.

She was arraigned in Norfolk Town Court and ordered by Town Justice Donald G. Lustyik to have an evaluation.

PETIT LARCENY - POTSDAM - Canton-based state police charged Nicole L. Knable, 22, of Potsdam with petit larceny following an incident reported at 5 p.m. Wednesday from the Walmart store in Potsdam. She allegedly shoplifted baby items from the store.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF - LOUISVILLE - Massena-based state police say two additional juveniles - an 11-year-old male from Massena and an 11-year-old male from Ogdensburg - have been charged in connection with a vandalism incident in June in the town of Louisville.

Troopers said the two 11 year olds were each charged with five counts of criminal mischief and unlawful possession of a weapon by a person under 16 had their cases turned over to the probation department to determine if they will be petitioned to St. Lawrence County Family Court.

Three Massena juvenile - two 13 year olds and a 12 year old - were arrested by state police on the same charges. The boys allegedly used BB guns to shoot numerous cars at Route 37 Auto Body and O&B Auto Sales June 27 in the town of Louisville.

PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENT - LOUISVILLE - Massena-based state police investigated a one-vehicle property damage accident at 8:05 p.m. Wednesday on state Route 131, near Willard Road, in the town of Louisville. Troopers said the vehicle was operated by Adam L. Thomas, 26, of Arlington, Ohio.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT - MOIRA - Malone-based state police charged Aaron E. Webb, 35, of Brushton with disorderly conduct after they responded to a complaint at 10:01 p.m. Wednesday in the town of Moira. Troopers said he was arraigned in local court and sent to the Franklin County Jail.

PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENT - DICKINSON - Malone-based state police investigated a one-vehicle property damage accident at 11:13 p.m. Wednesday on County Route 1, near Hazen Road, in the town of Dickinson. Troopers said the vehicle was operated by Kevin S. Mulverhill, 42, of Moira.

UNLAWFUL POSSESSION - MASSENA - Village police charged Jesse G. Monroe, 34, of Norfolk with unlawful possession of marijuana at 2:20p.m. Wednesday under the bridge behind Market Square Mall. Police said they had responded to a complaint from a motorist that a man stared him down and then proceeded to go under a bridge behind the Market Square Mall. Patrols responded to this location and located Monroe allegedly smoking marijuana.

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