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GRAND LARCENY - A Malone man working at the Valehaven Home for Adults last week has been charged with stealing a resident’s debit card while he was doing room checks in the early morning hours of Jan. 3.

Village police charged Patrick A. Bobbie, 35, of 35 Franklin St., Malone, with fourth-degree grand larceny Wednesday following an investigation into the theft of the resident’s debit card. Bobbie allegedly used the debit card to get $200 at 7:27 a.m. Jan. 3 at the On A Roll Deli and withdrew an additional $350 from the Seacomm ATM at 11:10 p.m. that same day.

Bobbie, in a statement he signed for police, said he had seen the resident’s debit card on top of his dresser when he was doing room checks at approximately 3 a.m. Jan. 3 and decided to take it. The police investigation was aided by the use of surveillance video, according to court documents.

The Malone man was arraigned by Massena Village Justice Eric J. Gustafson and released under the supervision of the probation department.

A number of adults with developmental disabilities reside at the Valehaven Home.

PETIT LARCENY - MASSENA - Village police charged Edward C. Lamay, 54, of 51 Willow St., Malone, with petit larceny and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance at 8:08 p.m. Tuesday after responding to a shoplifting complaint at Walmart.

Lamay allegedly went past the store’s last point of sale without paying for $569.90 worth of merchandise, including food items, tools and DVDs. During processing on the petit larceny count, police discovered he had five Lyrica tablets, a pain medication used for the treatment of fibromyalgia and shingles, hidden in a cigarette package.

He was released on appearance tickets for Jan. 29 in Massena Village Court.

AGGRAVATED UNLICENSED OPERATION - MASSENA - Village police charged Mark J. Gonyou, 24, of 273 East Orvis St., Massena, with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle following a traffic stop at 2:25 a.m. Wednesday on Harrowgate Commons. He was also ticketed for operation of an uninspected motor vehicle.

FAILURE TO YIELD - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Chelsea E. Brown, 20, of County Route 39, Massena, for failure to yield the right of way at a green light at 8:44 p.m. Monday following an incident on Main Street at state Route 37.

UNINSPECTED MOTOR VEHICLES - MASSENA - Village police ticketed three motorists for operation of uninspected motor vehicles following traffic stops Monday afternoon. They included:

■ Leo Dufresne, 71, of Massena at 4:26 p.m. on East Hatfield Street.

■ Ryan D. Ordway, 22, of Massena at 4:09 p.m. on Main Street.

■ Cullen M. Baines, 18, of Massena at 3:48 p.m. on East Orvis Street.

CRIMINAL CONTEMPT - NORFOLK - Massena-based state police charged Michael J. Riley, 25, of Massena with a felony count of first-degree criminal contempt and second-degree aggravated harassment stemming from an incident reported at 1:10 a.m. Wednesday in the town of Norfolk. He was taken into custody at 2224 state Route 420, arraigned in local court and sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility.

AGGRAVATED DWI - WESTVILLE - Malone-based state police charged Jamie Ramos, 33, of Constable with aggravated driving while intoxicated and ticketed him for operation of a vehicle with an inadequate exhaust and operation of an uninspected motor vehicle following a stop at 10:52 p.m. Tuesday on the Bird Road in the town of Westville.

HARASSMENT - WINTHROP - Massena-based state police charged James G. Yelle, 49, of Norfolk with second-degree harassment Monday evening at 2133 County Route 38. Troopers said the charge stemmed from an investigation into a complaint received at 1 p.m. Dec. 11 from the town of Stockholm.

UNLAWFUL POSSESSION - BOMBAY - Malone-based state police charged Charles S. Fuller, 27, of Moira with unlawful possession of marijuana at 3:43 p.m. Monday at 455 County Route 32 in the town of Bombay.

PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENTS - CANTON - State police from around the region have investigated a number of property damage accidents on Monday and Tuesday. Among those were:

■ James David Donnelly, 19, of Grantville at 5:31 p.m. Tuesday on state Route 3, near Route 56, in the town of Colton.

■ Kevin M. Edwards, 20, of Winthrop at 5:38 p.m. Tuesday on County Route 47, near the Crane Road, in the town of Stockholm.

■ Dean M. Green, 48, and Claudine G. Muckle, 56, both of South Colton, were involved in a two-vehicle collision at 8:24 a.m. Monday in a driveway at 3291 state Route 56 in the town of Colton.

■ Kayla Ann French, 19, of Norwood at 11:11 a.m. Monday on Ridge Street at Bridge Street in the village of Norwood.

■ McKenzie M. Sharpe, 17, of Massena at 10:28 p.m. Monday on Brouse Road in the town of Norfolk.

UNREGISTERED MOTOR VEHICLE - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Donald W. Oney, Jr., 45, of Potsdam for operation of an unregistered motor vehicle at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday. The ticket stemmed from an investigation into a reported road rage incident that occurred on Monday in the Price Chopper parking lot.

FAILURE TO YIELD - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Nicole M. Hoefer, 23, of Potsdam for failure to yield to a vehicle when entering roadway at 12:32 p.m. Tuesday following an investigation into a property damage accident on May Road. Police said Hoefer pulled out of a local business parking lot onto the May Road and struck an oncoming vehicle. There were no injuries, police said.

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