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BENCH WARRANTS - POTSDAM - The Potsdam Police Department has arrest warrants for the following people:

Christopher/Christian A. Rankin, 48, of Rochester.

Ronald M. Regnier, 40, of Cornwall, Ont.

Marty S. Roberts, 50, of Potsdam.

Christopher G. Russell, 31, of Bombay.

PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENT - MASSENA - Malone-based state police investigated a one-vehicle accident at 6:03 p.m. Wednesday on state Route 37, near Fireman’s Memorial Drive, in the town of Westville. Troopers said the vehicle was operated by Bernard L. Shorette, 57, of Helena.

AGGRAVATED UNLICENSED OPERATION - POTSDAM - Village police charged Peggy S. Aidun, 45, of Potsdam with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and ticketed her for making a prohibited U-turn following a traffic stop at 2:32 p.m. Wednesday.

AGGRAVATED UNLICENSED OPERATION - MASSENA - Village police charged Nolan D. Jacobs, 30, of 384 Frogtown Road, Hogansburg, with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and ticketed him for speed in zone following a traffic stop at 5:55 p.m. Wednesday on East Hatfield Street.

BURGLARY - BRUSHTON - State police have made two arrests stemming from a home-invasion burglary in Brushton where an Xbox 360 video game console and at least nine video games were stolen.

Michael C. Brown, 24, of Brushton and Robert L. McGuiness, 31, of Oswegatchie are alleged to have broken into the home of Steven J. Snyder, 30, and stolen the items. The incident was reported on June 12. Brown was arrested on Nov. 23 and McGuiness was taken into custody on Nov. 30; they are each facing a felony count of second-degree burglary.

State police Investigator Don Martin said the games were recovered, allegedly from McGuiness’ residence.

He added that they are both on probation and could also be cited for violating their supervision. Their probationary charges were not immediately available.

Each was arraigned in Moira Town Court. Brown was released under the supervision of the Franklin County Probation Department.

McGuiness was sent to the Franklin County Jail in lieu of $1,000 bail or $2,000 bond. Jail officials said he posted bail the same day and was released.

CRIMINAL CONTEMPT - CANTON — A village resident was arrested Wednesday following a telephone dispute with a former girlfriend, St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s deputies said.

Reggie A. Clifford, 27, 52 Law Lane, was charged with second-degree criminal contempt for violating an order of protection by having contact with the woman, whose name was not released by deputies.

Clifford was arraigned in Canton Town Court and released to the supervision of probation.

BURGLARY - PIERREPONT - St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department deputies charged Ryan J. Grimshaw, 29, of 6069 state Route 11, Canton, with second-degeee burglary and petit larceny. The arrest stems from an investigation into a burglary in the town of Pierrepont.Grimshaw was arraigned in town of Pierrepont Court and held with no bail.

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