BURGLARY - NORFOLK - Massena-based state police charged Jason P. Morgan, 29, of Norfolk, currently an inmate at the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facilty serving an unrelated sentence, with two counts of secon-degree burglary following incidents reported on Aug. 31 and Sept. 5 from the town of Norolk. He was additionally charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and destruction of a weapon stemming from a burglary in the town of Massena.
RAPE - MASSENA - Massena-based state police charged Kyle E. Simon, 18, of Brasher Falls with second-degree rape, endangering the welfare of a child and unlawful possession of marijuana following an investigation into an incident reported at 10:41 a.m. Wednesday from the town of Brasher.
AGGRAVATED DWI - NORFOLK - Massena-based state police charged Ethan A. Francis, 27, of Norwood with aggravated driving while intoxicated and speeding following a traffic stop at 5:51 a.m. Thursday on state Route 56 in the town of Norfolk.
HARASSMENT - POTSDAM - Canton-based state police charged Joel N. Coker, 23, of Canton with second-degree harassment following an investigation into an incident reported at 5:12 p.m. Nov. 10 from the town of Potsdam.
PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENTS - CANTON - State police from around the region investigated a number of property damage accidents Thursday. Among those were:
■ Allison P. Deyour, 25, of Moira at 4:45 p.m. on Route 11, near County Route 55, in the town of Lawrence.
■ Brian J. Sochia, 51, of St. Regis Falls at 10:40 a.m. on the Lake Ozonia Road, near state Route 72, in the town of Hopkinton.
■ Robert Domena, 51, of Waddington at 6:51 a.m. on state Route 37, near Richardson Road, in the town of Lisbon.
■ James C. McNeil, 31, of Lisbon at 6:50 a.m. on state Route 68, near Cline Road, in the town of Lisbon.
UNLAWFUL POSSESSION - MASSENA - Massena-based state police charged Derek R. Sessions, 38, of Norfolk for unlawful possession of marijuana following a traffic stop at 7 p.m. Nov. 21 on state Route 56 in the town of Norfolk.
ASSAULT - WINTHROP - Massena-based state police charged Thomas H. Bond, 39, of Raymondville, also listing a 9835 state Route 11, Lot 2, Massena, address, with third-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child following an investigation into a child abuse complaint.
He is charged with causing physical injury to his seven-year-old stepson between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m. Monday by striking him, leaving large bruises on his upper arm and upper left leg.
A health care professional, in a statement to troopers, said her examination of the child reveleaed a two-inch by four-inch bruise on his upper left arm and a 10-inch by four-inch bruise on his thigh.
Bond, in a statement he provided police, said he had disciplined his stepson Monday morning for misbehaving when he was supposed to be getting ready for school. He was not listeneing to me. I warned him, he kept screwing around, and I slapped him in the butt, he noted.
He said a second incident walked by his sister and hit her in the head. I dont feel that he hit her on purpose. I got mad and backhanded him when he was walking back to his room. Im not sure where I hit him. I didnt mean to hit him on the side. My intention was to strike him on the butt, Bond noted in his statement to police.
The child also told police he had slapped by his stepfather after he brought home a report from school indicating he had been disciplined for talking when his teacher was talking.
Bond was arraigned by Stockholm Town Justice Wayne Williams and released under the supervision of the probation department.
The seven year old has two siblings at the residence, a two year old and a two month old, according to curt documents.