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AGGRAVATED ANIMAL ABUSE - WINTHROP - St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department deputies charged Marvin Taylor, 42, of 10401A, Route 11, Winthrop, with a felony count of aggravated animal abuse Monday afternoon following a complaint filed by the town of Lawrence dog control officer.

Deputies said one of his dogs was observed with a chain around its neck that had become embedded in into its skin.

He was additionally charged with a misdemeanor count of failure to provide adequate food, water and shelter after two Black Lab mixed dogs were found on the property in what police described as an emaciated condition without shelter or water.

Both dogs were surrendered to the dog control officer and brought to a local animal clinic to receive medical care.

Taylor was released on an appearance ticket for Feb. 19 in Lawrence Town Court.



PETIT LARCENY - MASSENA - Village police charged Chantelle M. Berube, 22, of 1449 state Route 420, Norfolk, and Brian D. Laprade, 23, of 250 Andrews St., Massena, with petit larceny at 8:20 p.m. Monday following a reported shoplifting incident at the Massena Walmart. Berube reportedly walked past the last point of sale without paying for $320.44 worth of merchandise. Police said Laprade, described as Berube’s boyfriend, reportedly placed several Nintendo DS games inside a diaper bag Berube was carrying. Berube was also charged with a second count of petit larceny stemming from a previous shoplifting incident at the Walmart store.



STOP SIGN - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Michael L. Byington, 53, of Massena for a stop sign violation at 1:20 p.m. Monday following a traffic stop on Grove Street.



UNINSPECTED MOTOR VEHICLE - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Jonathan A. Blais, 23, of County Route 55, Brasher Falls, for operation of an uninspected motor vehicle at 1:20 p.m. Monday following a traffic stop on Grove Street.



PETIT LARCENY - MASSENA - Canton-based state police charged Christina L. Joanette, 26, of Madrid with petit larceny at responding to a shoplifting complaint at 7:02 p.m. Monday at the Potsdam Walmart.



CRIMINAL MISCHIEF - NORFOLK - Massena-based state police charged James A. Nieman, 41, of Norfolk with second-degree criminal trespass and criminal mischief after responding to a trespassing complaint at 4:40 p.m. Monday from the town of Norfolk. Troopers said the arrest was made at 33B Grantville Road.



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

■ John K. French, 44, of Canton at 8:19 p.m. on County Route 31 at County Route 14 in the town of Madrid.

■ Arthur M. Pascale, 65, of Massena and David B. Secor, 61, of Groveland were involved in a two-vehicle collision at 10:50 p.m. on state Route 190, near the Alder Bend Road, in the town of Altona.



CRIMINAL MISCHIEF - MASSENA - A Massena couple were each charged with criminal mischief during a domestic dispute at their residence Sunday morning.

Village police charged David MacDonald, 30, and Raelynn Barnes, 25, both of 54 Perkins Road, Massena, with fourth-degree criminal mischief.

MacDonald and Barnes provided police with differing views of the incident that took place Sunday morning.

MacDonald said he returned home after staying with a friend for three days, and Barnes locked him out of the residence and threw his clothes outside, including three shirts she had cut up. He said she later allowed him in the residence but kicked and damaged the bathroom door when he was taking a shower, according to court documents.

Barnes said MacDonald had returned home after spending the past few days engaged in activities detrimental to their relationship. She said MacDonald refused her order that he leave the residence and threw and damaged an ashtray, ripped a curtain off a window and damaged some of her makeup when he was at 54 Perkins Road.

They were both arraigned by Acting Massena Village Justice James M. Crandall and released under the supervision of the probation department. The court also issued temporary orders of protection directing Barnes and MacDonald not to harass each other.

Police told the court they had investigated just over a dozen domestic incident complaints involving the couple.



CRIMINAL TRESPASS - MASSENA - Village police charged Cory A. Tuper, 27, of 138 Maple St., Massena, with criminal trespass and resisting arrest at 6 a.m. Saturday.

Tuper allegedly blocked the door of his ex-girlfriend’s house and refused to leave.

Tuper reportedly knocked on the door of Faith Deshane’s residence at 5:30 a.m. Saturday and when she opened the door he reportedly stuck his foot inside the residence and prevented her from closing the door and failed to comply with her requests that he leave her residence

Ms. Deshane told police their relationship had ended over a year ago. Her new boyfriend, Kenneth Ward, said he heard Tuper tell Ms. Deshane he was coming into the residence and planned to attack him.

Mr.; Ward allegedly went to the door, punched Tuper in the face and pushed him back outside the residence.

Tuper was highly intoxicated, according to police, and resisted arrest when they arrived at the incident scene.

He was arraigned and sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility with bail set at $400 by Acting Massena Village Justice James M. Crandall.



SPEEDING - MASSENA - Village police ticketed William C. Sherman III, 25, of County Route 25, Canton, for speed in zone at 11:10 a.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on East Hatfield Street.



UNINSPECTED MOTOR VEHICLE - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Paul L. Arel Jr., 52, of Massena for operation of an uninspected motor vehicle at 10:45 a.m. Saturday following a traffic on East Orvis Street.



AGGRAVATED UNLICENSED OPERATION - MASSENA - Village police charged Peter J. Shantie, 33, of Massena with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle at 10:09 a.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on Stoughton near Beach Street. He was also ticketed for illegally passing a red light.



UNINSPECTED MOTOR VEHICLE - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Richard M. Worden, 63, of Port Jervis for operation of an uninspected motor vehicle at 12:07 p.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on South Main Street.



CRIMINAL CONTEMPT - BRUSHTON - Malone-based state police charged Joshua P. Donais, 29, of Malone with six counts of second-degree criminal contempt stemming from a complaint made to troopers at 4:16 p.m. Jan. 14 from the village of Brushton. Troopers said the arrest was made at 9:20 p.m. Saturday at 275 Stacy Road. He was arraigned in local court and sent to the Franklin County Jail.



PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENT - ST. REGIS FALLS - Malone-based state police investigated a two-vehicle accident at 3:37 p.m. Saturday on state Route 458, near the Blue Mountain Road, in the town of Waverly. Troopers said the vehicles were operated by Devin S. Colclough, 20, of Phoenix, N.Y., and Sheila Jean Kilcoyne, 50 , of Brasher Falls.



BURGLARY - MASSENA - Massena-based state police charged Lashawn J. Whitfield. 40, of Ogdensburg and Ashley E. Pike, 27, of Ogdensburg with burglary on Friday stemming from a complaint made to troopers at 6:05 p.m. Jan. 12 from the town of Massena. Pike was taken into custody at 12:30 p.m. on Hasbrouck Street, Ogdensburg, and Whitfield was arrested at 12:45 p.m. at 431 Belmont Courts, Ogdensburg. Pike and Whitfield were arraigned in local court and sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility.



CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE - MASSENA - Massena-based state police charged Stephen J. Reidell, 36, and Kylie R. Nyland, 29, both of Watertown, with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance following an incident at 9:15 p.m. Friday on Highland Avenue in the village of Massena.



PETIT LARCENY - HERMON - Gouverneur-based state police charged Edward J. Seror, 49, of Colton with petit larceny Friday following an investigation into a larceny complaint reported at 2:28 p.m. Dec. 7 from the village of Hermon.



PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENT - MALONE - Malone-based state police investigated a two-vehicle property damage accident at 5:35 p.m. Friday on Route 11, near the Meehan Road, in the town of Malone. Troopers said the vehicles were operated by Joseph O. Ireland, 20, and Jake William Carter, 18, both of Potsdam.



CRIMINAL MISCHIEF - POTSDAM - Village police charged Genevieve R. Ramsay, 24, of Potsdam with fourth-degree criminal mischief and third-degree assault at 3:25 a.m. Saturday following an investigation into a domestic dispute on Riverside Drive. She allegedly broke a cellular phone and bit a male on the arm.



SPEEDING - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Michael A. Reid, 42, of Clay for speed in zone (49/30) at 10:30 a.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on Maple Street.



FOLLOWING TOO CLOSELY - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Charles D. Kemek, 19, of Willetfor following too closely at 6:17 p.m. Saturday following an investigation into property damage accident on Maple Street at the entrance to Cheel Arena.



SPEEDING - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Matthew J. Watts, 18, of Barryville for speed in zone (49/30) at 11:11 p.m. Friday following a traffic stop on Maple Street.



UNINSPECTED MOTOR VEHICLE - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Roxanne L. Vallance, 26 of Potsdam for operation of an uninspected motor vehicle at 10:24 a.m. Friday following a traffic stop on Pierrepont Avenue.

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