PRISON CONTRABAND - CANTON A St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility inmate faces charges after he allegedly was caught hiding drugs inside an erotic novel.
Jason A. Carter, 29, was found in possession of Suboxone strips tucked into a paperback copy of Fifty Shades of Gray, St. Lawrence County Sheriffs Department deputies said.
Carter was charged with first-degree promoting prison contraband and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. He is being held in the Canton facility without bail pending further court action.
PETIT LARCENY - MASSENA - Canton-based state police charged Henna L. LaMar, 27, of Potsdam with petit larceny Tuesday afternoon following an investigation into an incident reported at 3:45 p.m. Feb. 6 from the village of Canton.
FELONY DWI - LOUISVILLE - Massena-based state police charged Philip F. Saxby, 54, of Massena with a felony count of driving while intoxicated and ticketed him for failure to notify the Department of Motor Vehicles that he had changed his address following a traffic stop at 10:19 p.m. Tuesday at a state Route 37 rest area in the town of Louisville.
PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENT - PARISHVILLE - Canton-based state police investigated a one-vehicle property damage accident at 3:10 p.m. Tuesday on the Old Potsdam Parishville Road, near the Chapel Road, in the town of Parishville.
HARASSMENT - MASSENA - Village police picked up Heather B. Caskinette, 42, of 27 1/2 Spruce St., Massena, on a criminal summons from Oct. 14 and charged her with second-degree harassment at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday. Caskinette allegedly slapped Cathy A. Height in the face twice during an incident at 6:43 p.m. Oct. 14 at The Delmar, Andrews Street. Ms. Height told police Caskinette walked in the bar, grabbed her by the arm and told her they needed to go outside so she could talk to her. Ms. Height said when she rejected that invitation she was slapped twice. Caskinette, in a statement she provided police, acknowledged she had slapped Ms. Height. I thought that Cathy pulled my hair so I grabbed her arm, she said, noting she then slapped Ms. Height.
STOP SIGN - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Leslie A. Moore, 27, of Massena for failure to stop at a stop sign at 12:50 a.m. Wednesday following a traffic stop near Woodlawn Avenue at Spruce Street.
HARASSMENT - MASSENA - Village police picked up Devin M. Paquin, 28, of 53 Maple St., Massena, on a criminal summons dated Jan. 1 at 4:10 p.m. Tuesday and charged him with second-degree harassment. Paquin allegedly pushed and punched Justin Brailsford at 12:30 a.m. New Years Day at the Bowlmor. Mr. Brailsford told police he had walked outside the backdoor of the bowling alley and when he walked back inside a short time later he was sucker punched in the left eye. He said he was knocked to the ground and suffered a small cut near his eye and a chipped tooth. He said Paquin told him. I know you had something to do with robbing Dillion and made other threats during the incident. Paquin told police he had seen Brailsford with his girlfriends cell phone, called him a thief and gave him a shove. He said Mr. Brailsford was not knocked to the ground during the incident.
FAILURE TO SIGNAL - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Kallie Diablo, 21, of Kahnawake, Que., for failure to signal a turn at 11 p.m. Tuesday following a traffic stop on Main Street.
INADEQUATE HEADLIGHTS - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Melanie J. Flynn, 52, of Hogansburg for operation a vehicle with inadequate headlights at 6:04 p.m. Tuesday following a traffic stop on East Orvis Street.
UNLAWFUL POSSESSION - POTSDAM - Three Norwood men wee charged with unlawful possession of marijuana Tuesday following a traffic stop in the village. Village police said they stopped a vehicle being operated by JohnPaul J. Tebo, 19, of Norwood at 3:43 a.m. Tuesday on Union Street after an officer observed his vehicle pass through a steady red light at the intersection of Union Street and Elm Street while failing to turn as required. Police said they located a small amount of marijuana in the vehicle along with a controlled substance. Tebo was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana and ticketed for failure to turn as required and a red light violation. The two passengers in his vehicle, Dylan S. Strader, 18, of Norwood and Spencer R. Pierce, 20, of Norwood, were also charged with unlawful possession of marijuana.