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CRIMINAL CONTEMPT - POTSDAM - Village police charged Valerie L. Jessmer, 22, of Potsdam with first-degree criminal contempt: violating an order of protection - weapon, endangering the welfare of a child, second-degree menacing and criminal possession of a weapon with intent to use at 11:37 p.m. Sunday on Debra Drive.

Police said they responded to a domestic dispute at Debra Drive involving Jessmer, who had a knife and had fled the scene on foot prior to their arrival. Police said they contacted the victim who was not injured, along with a child who was present during the incident and who was also not injured.

Their search for Jessmer continued for approximately three hours before she returned home to her apartment where she was taken into custody.

She was arraigned by Village Justice Nicholas Pignone and sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility on $500 cash or $1,000 bond.



DWI - MASSENA - Massena-based state police charged Phillip D. Arquette, 51, of Bombay with driving while intoxicated and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle following a traffic stop at 2:29 a.m. Sunday on state Route 37 in the town of Massena. He was also ticketed for failure to keep right. He reportedly had a blood alcohol content of 0.15 percent. The legal threshold for a DWI charge is 0.08 percent.



ASSAULT - FORT COVINGTON - Malone-based state police charged Tyler J. Hance, 19, of Fort Covington with third-degree assault following a complaint made to troopers at 9:22 a.m. Saturday from the town of Fort Covington.



EXPOSURE OF PERSON - MASSENA - Massena-based state police charged David S. MacDonald, 29, of Massena with exposure of person following an incident reported at 8:20 a.m. Saturday on Route 37 in the village of Massena.



OBSTRUCTION GOVERNMENTAL ADMINISTRATION - MASSENA - Massena-based state police reported Monday they had charged a 15-year-old male juvenile with obstruction of governmental administration on Sept. 28 following an incident at the St. Lawrence Centre mall. His case was turned over to the probation department to determine if he will be petitioned to St. Lawrence County Family Court.



PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENT - MASSENA - Massena-based state police said Kaylene M. Pernice, 49, of Massena was involved in a one-vehicle property damage accident at 7:25 p.m. Sunday on state Route 420 near the Brouse Road in the town of Massena.



PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENT - HOPKINTON - Canton-based state police said Courtney A. Bush, 23, of Potsdam was involved in a one-vehicle property damage accident at 7:45 p.m. Sunday on state Route 72 near County Route 56.



PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENT - CANTON - Canton-based state police said Jessica E. Tracy, 20, of Madrid was involved in a one-vehicle property damage accident at 12:33 a.m. Sunday on County Route 14 near Conger Road in the town of Canton.



PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENT - Canton-based state police said Matthew J. McGrath, 21, of Potsdam was involved in a one-vehicle property damage accident at 7:55 p.m. Saturday on Bagdad Road near Miller Road in the town of Potsdam.



PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENT - Malone-based state police said Myra R. Haney, 45, of Paul Smiths was involved in a one-vehicle property damage accident at 5:51 p.m. Saturday on an off-road trail off River Street in the town of Hopkinton.



FORCIBLE TOUCHING - BOMBAY - Malone-based state police charged Charles W. Hill, 39, of Chazy with forcible touching and endangering the welfare of a child Friday following an investigation reported to troopers on Aug. 29 from the town of Bombay.



PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENT - BUCKTON - Massena-based state police said Brian K. Sullivan, 40, of Colton was involved in a one-vehicle property damage accident at 10:44 a.m. Friday on County Route 47, near the Sullivan Road, in the town of Stockholm.



PETIT LARCENY - MASSENA — A Massena man was charged by village police Friday night with petit larceny.

Joshua A. Barrett, 24, of 74 Ames St., stole $20 worth of gasoline from Stewart’s on North Main Street by driving off without paying for it, police said.

Barrett also was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana.

He is to appear in village court.



CRIMINAL MISCHIEF - MASSENA - Village police charged Patrick D. Jacobs, 27, of 2 John Oakes Lane, Hogansburg, with fourth-degree criminal mischief at 2:30 a.m. Saturday following an investigation into a fight near Auggie’s bar on Main Street. He reportedly threw a beer bottle that struck and broke a vehicle’s windshield.



DISORDERLY CONDUCT - MASSENA - Village police charged Serina H. Arney, 35, of 166 Gerry Ave., Syracuse, with disorderly conduct at 2:29 a.m. Saturday on Main Street. Police said Arney continued to shout obscenities at police and other members of the public while they were investigating a fight and criminal mischief complaints near Auggie’s on Main Street and refused to comply with several requests to cease that behavior.



CELL PHONE - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Carrie J. Bourdeleau, 37, of state Route 420, Brasher Falls, for using a cell phone while operating a motor vehicle following a traffic stop at 11:11 a.m. Monday on East Hatfield Street.



SPEEDING - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Dylan Matthew Durant, 19, of County Route 2, Bombay, for speed in zone and operation of a vehicle with inadequate tail lamps following a traffic stop at 10:52 p.m. Sunday on state Route 37.



INADEQUATE LIGHTS - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Seth J. Smart, 18, of County Route 44, Madrid, for operation of a vehicle with inadequate brake lights following a traffic stop at 7:27 p.m. Sunday on West Orvis Street.



SPEEDING - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Savanna M. Gaskill, 21, of Rochester for speed in zone following a traffic stop at 4:23 p.m. Saturday on Andrews Street.



FAILURE TO YIELD - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Jeffrey M. Rush II, 22, of state Route 420, Brasher Falls, for failure to yield at a stop sign following a stop at 3:06 p.m. Saturday on East Hatfield Street.



INADEQUATE LIGHTS - MASSENA - Village police ticketed M.J. Vaillincourt, 83, of Massena for operation of a vehicle with no stop lamp following a traffic stop at 2:21 p.m. Saturday on South Main Street.



FAILURE TO YIELD - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Chaya L. Stephenson, 25, of Cicero for failure to yield at a stop sign following a traffic stop at 9:34 a.m. Saturday on South Main Street.



INADEQUATE TAIL LAMP - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Pamela J. Gmyr, 54, of Grantville Road, Norfolk, for operation of a vehicle with inadequate tail lamps following a traffic stop at 12:41 a.m. Saturday on Andrews Street.



AGGRAVATED UNLICENSED OPERATION - MASSENA - Village police charged Edward Michael Voice, 56, of Kelseyville, Calif., with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle following a traffic stop at 9:05 p.m. Friday on state Route 37.



ILLEGAL WINDOW TINT - MASSENA - Village police ticketed John P. Davis III, 34, of Massena for operation of a vehicle with illegal window tint following a traffic stop at 8:46 p.m. Friday on Main Street.



AGGRAVATED UNLICENSED OPERATION - MASSENA - Village police charged Alisha M. Jacobs, 18, of Hogansburg with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle following a traffic stop at 5:55 p.m. Friday on Nightengale Avenue.



AGGRAVATED HARASSMENT - POTSDAM - St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department deputies charged Bert E. Blade, 56, of 6258 Route 11, Canton, with second-degree aggravated harassment on Saturday. Blade allegedly sent numerous unwanted and alarming text messages to the complainant. Blade was arraigned before Stockholm Town Justice Wayne Williams and sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility with bail set at $500 cash. He is scheduled to reappear in Potsdam Town Court.



PUBLIC URINATION - POTSDAM - Village police charged Matthew D. McDonald, 23, of Edwards with public urination at 1:45 a.m. Sunday on Elm Street following an incident on the front lawn in front of La Casbah.

LITTERING - POTSDAM - Village police charged Christopher M. Dicristo, 19, of Center Moriches with littering at 2:20 a.m. Sunday after he was observed throwing garbage on the ground on Elm Street.



DWI - POTSDAM - Village police charged Jill C. Neverette, 47, of Central Square with driving while intoxicated following a traffic stop at 5:12 a.m. Sunday at Stewart’s parking lot. Police said they received a complaint of a female who was parked in the middle of the parking lot at Stewart’s who appeared to be unconscious in the driver’s seat. Patrols responded and were able to wake her up. Their investigation revealed that Neverette was intoxicated. She reportedly had a blood alcohol content of 0.14 percent.



ATV ON PUBLIC HIGHWAY - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Alexander R. Glen, 71, of Norwood for operating an ATV on a public highway following a traffic stop at 4:30 p.m. Sunday.



UNSAFE BACKING - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Behtash Tavakoli, 30, of Potsdam for unsafe backing following a property damage accident at 7:47 p.m. Sunday in the Cheel parking lot at Clarkson University.



PUBLIC URINATION - POTSDAM - Village police charged Thomas W. Carter, 19, of Baldwinsville with public urination at 1:05 a.m. Saturday after an officer observed him urinating in the front lawn of the Trinity Church on Maple Street.



OPEN CONTAINER - POTSDAM - Village police charged Michael S. Donovan, 19, of Rensselaer with an open container violation and littering at 10:50 p.m. Saturday on Clarkson Avenue. Police said they observed Donovan walking on Pierrepont Avenue with an open container of an alcoholic beverage. He threw the beverage to the ground after seeing the police.



FAILURE TO YIELD - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Barry T. Pawlowski, 20, of Cheektowaga for failure to yield the right of way entering the roadway after he struck a vehicle being operated by Augustine A. Lado of Potsdam at 11:18 a.m. Saturday on Clarkson Avenue.



BENCH WARRANT - POTSDAM - Village police said Ryan L. Donaldson, 24, of Potsdam turned himself in on a bench warrant for failure to pay a fine in Potsdam Village Court at 4:10 p.m. Friday at the Potsdam Police Department. He was arraigned by Acting Village Justice Margaret Garner, paid the fine and was released.



BENCH WARRANT - POTSDAM - Village police said Nichole L. Harmer, 30, of Potsdam turned herself in on a bench warrant for failure to pay a fine in Potsdam Village Court at 5:10 p.m. Friday at the Potsdam Police Department. She was arraigned by Potsdam Village Justice Nicholas Pignone, paid her fine and surcharges and was released.



AGGRAVATED UNLICENSED OPERATION - POTSDAM - Village police charged Maria Coppola, 19, of Ogdensburg with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and ticketed her for following too closely following a property damage accident at 11:51 a.m. Friday on Market Street near Munson Street. Police said Coppola rear-ended a vehicle being operated by Susan Goodrow of St. Regis Falls, causing the Goodrow vehicle to strike a third vehicle being operated by Nicholas Carrara of Potsdam.



FAILURE TO YIELD - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Alfred T. Ashley Jr., 43, of North Bangor for failure to yield the right of way to a pedestrian in the crosswalk on Main Street following a traffic stop at 7:12 p.m. Friday.



UNSAFE LANE CHANGE - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Barbara L. Manley, 42, of Lima for moving from lane unsafely at 11:15 p.m. Friday following a property damage accident on Maple Street.



BENCH WARRANTS - POTSDAM - Potsdam Village Court issued 26 bench warrants for unpaid fines and/or surcharges:

■ Carie A. Barkley, Waddington.

■ Jordan M. Bonno, Potsdam.

■ Danyette Brown-Kimble, Ogdensburg.

■ Timothy M. Campbell, Chase Mills.

■ Sarah A. Casimir, Potsdam.

■ Nicholas A. Delosh, Ogdensburg.

■ Ryan L. Donaldson, Potsdam. Warrant executed. Fine paid.

■ Floyd F. Donnelly Jr., Madrid.

■ Joann P. Dygert, Canton.

■ Christopher Farnsworth, Potsdam.

■ Gary A. Hamm, Weedsport.

■ Nichole L. Harmer, Potsdam. Warrant executed. Fine paid.

■ Alexander M. Helisek, Potsdam.

■ Elizabeth R. Henderson, Hoboken, N.J.

■ Megan L. Hogle, Canton.

■ John Hubbard, Potsdam.

■ Daniel F. Kronske, South Glens Falls.

■ Cynthia M. Paquin, Norwood.

■ Leo F. Sawyer Jr., Potsdam.

■ Harmony Simpson, St. Regis Falls.

■ Daryll J. Spencer, Potsdam.

■ Ryan J. Todd, Winthrop.

■ Allan M. Villnave, Massena.

■ Amanda L. Walker, Potsdam.

■ Kevin W. Weems, Potsdam. Subject contacted; fine paid. Warrant recalled.

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