ONE INJURED - RAYMONDVILLE A Chase Mills woman was taken to a Vermont hospital following a one-car crash Wednesday morning on Route 310, state police said.
Norberta M. Russo, 52, had to be extricated from her car after she ran off the highway and struck a pole at Route 310 and River Road shortly after 10 a.m., police said.
Ms. Russo apparently lost control of the vehicle, but investigators are still searching for a cause.
Troopers said Ms. Russo initially was taken to Massena Memorial Hospital with serious injuries, but later was transferred to Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, Vt. Officials at Fletcher Allen said Ms. Russo was being evaluated when asked about her condition late Wednesday afternoon.
State police were assisted at the scene by Norfolk Fire, Norfolk Rescue and Seaway Valley Ambulance.
GRAND LARCENY - LOUISVILLE - St. Lawrence County Sheriffs Department deputies charged Robert E. Kizziah, 51, 71 Westwood Drive, Apt. 1, Massena, with a felony count of fourth-degree grand larceny and misdemeanor charges of theft of services and issuing a bad check on Tuesday.
Deputies said they launched an investigation following a complaint filed by the owner of Lakeview Motel and Apartments, Louisville, that Kizziah had rented a room at the motel for approximately six weeks and had failed to provide any payment, running up a bill exceeding $1,000. He then allegedly attempted to pay for the room with a check written on an account with insufficient funds.
Kizziah was arraigned by Massena Town Justice James M. Crandall and sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility with bail set at $15,000 cash.
Deputies said they were assisted in their investigation by the Massena Village Police.
BAD CHECKS - MASSENA - Village police charged Robert E. Kizziah, 51, of 71 Westwood Drive, Apt. 4, Massena, with three counts of issuing a bad check Tuesday. He allegedly wrote checks for $1,052 on Dec. 17, $1,400 on Feb. 8 and $500 on Feb. 8 to pay for an apartment at Regency Apartments in the village of Massena. He was released on an appearance ticket on the issuing a bad check counts and was turned over to sheriffs department deputies who held a fugitive from justice warrant. Village police said Kizziah is wanted in the state of Tennessee for issuing over $60,000 worth of bad checks. Deputies had also charged Kizziah with a felony count of fourth-degree grand larceny and misdemeanor charges of issuing a bad check and theft of services for writing a check for $2,520 to pay for six weeks of lodging at Lakeview Motel and Apartments. That check was reportedly written on an account with insufficient funds. He checked out of the Lakeview in late January, according to court documents. He was arraigned on that charge by Massena Town Justice James M. Crandall and sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility with bail set at $15,000.
FELONY DWI - MASSENA - Village police charged David M. Debien, 44, of 18 Prospect Ave., Massena, with felony counts of driving while intoxicated and first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and ticketed him for two stop sign violations following a traffic stop at 12:18 a.m. Wednesday on Woodlawn Avenue. His operating privileges had been revoked following a May 13, 2008 conviction for driving while intoxicated. He was arraigned by Massena Village Justice Eric J. Gustafson and released under the supervision of the probation department.
BENCH WARRANT - MASSENA - Village police picked up Brian J. Snyder, 27, of 1962 County Route 53, Massena, on a bench warrant issued by village court for failure to appear in court as directed on pending third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, operation of a vehicle with no insurance and following too closely charges. He was arraigned by Acting Massena Village Justice James M. Crandall and released after posting $300 cash bail.
AGGRAVATED UNLICENSED OPERATION - MASSENA - Village police charged William A. Beyers, 25, of 394 Hazen Road, North Lawrence, with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle at 11:01 p.m. Tuesday following a traffic stop on Stephenville Road.
UNLAWFUL POSSESSION - MASSENA - Village police charged Richard A. Christy, 18, of 1013 Bronson St., Watertown, with unlawful possession of marijuana and ticketed him for speed in zone and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle following a traffic stop at 10:20 a.m. Wednesday on West Hatfield Street.
FOLLOWING TOO CLOSELY - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Jessica S. Arcet, 33, of 1963 County Route 38, Norfolk, for following too closely following a two-vehicle property damage accident at 11:39 a.m. Wednesday on Main Street at Orvis Street.
BAD CHECK - WADDINGTON - St. Lawrence County Sheriffs Department deputies picked up Kimberly A. Elliott, 46, of 1208 Raquette Road, Potsdam, on an arrest warrant Tuesday. The warrant issued by the town of Waddington Court charged Elliott with one count of issuing a bad check. Elliott allegedly issued a check on an account with insufficient funds to Sharlows Service Station, Waddington. She was arraigned in the town of Waddington Court and released on her own recognizance to appear at a later date.
HARASSMENT - POTSDAM - St. Lawrence County Sheriffs Department deputies charged Heather M. Kirby, 27, of 92 state Route 345, Potsdam, and Cassandra L. Coller, 18, same address, Potsdam, with second-degree harassment Monday following an investigation into a physical altercation between the two women that took place in the town of Potsdam. They were both issued appearance tickets for Potsdam Town Court.
FORGERY - POTSDAM - Canton-based state police charged Kayla M. Diegan, 20, of Canton with two counts of second-degree forgery Tuesday morning stemming from an investigation into a complaint made to troopers at 12:30 p.m. March 7 from the town of Potsdam.
HARASSMENT - COLTON - Canton-based state police charged Randolph K. Reed, 49, of South Colton with second-degree harassment following a domestic dispute reported to troopers at 7:08 p.m. Tuesday from the town of Colton.
AGGRAVATED HARASSMENT - WADDINGTON - Ogdensburg-based state police charged Steven A. Ashley, 33, of Canton with aggravated harassment following an investigation into an incident reported to troopers at 2:29 p.m. Tuesday from the town of Waddington.
CRIMINAL MISCHIEF - WESTVILLE - Malone-based state police charged Carrie I. Larock, 40, of Norwood and Lauren-Ann E. Snyder, 21, of Norwood with criminal mischief and second-degree criminal trespass following a complaint filed with troopers at 11:42 p.m. Tuesday from the town of Westville.
STOP SIGN - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed John J. Brophy, 19, of Margaretville for failure to stop at a stop sign and illegally passing a red light at 8:04 p.m. Tuesday following a traffic stop on Market Street near Munson Street.
EXHAUST VIOLATION - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Anton Pavlov, 24, of New Paltz for operation of a vehicle with an inadequate exhaust system at 9:33 p.m. Tuesday following a traffic stop on Maple Street.
SPEEDING - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed John P. Russell, 20, of Gansevoort for speed in zone (45/30) at 11:02 p.m. Tuesday following a traffic stop on Market Street.
RECKLESS DRIVING - POTSDAM - Village police charged Lindsey C. LaFrance, 28, of Cranberry Lake with reckless driving and ticketed LaFrance for illegally driving in the center lane, illegally passing a red light and speed in zone (60/30) at 11:10 p.m. Tuesday following a traffic stop on Market Street near Sandstone Drive. Police said an officer observed a vehicle operating recklessly and illegally driving in the center lane on Market Street and saw the vehicle pass through a steady red light at Market and Sandstone. The speeding infraction reportedly took place on Sandstone Drive, police said.