FORCIBLE TOUCHING - MASSENA - Village police charged Jeffrey D. Fontaine, 44, of 23 Spruce St., Massena, with forcible touching at 3:15 a.m. Saturday after responding to a complaint at 2:38 a.m. that he had inappropriate contact with a female on Spruce Street. The female said she was sitting on a porch on Spruce Street with a female friend when an allegedly intoxicated Fontaine was walking down the street, walked up onto the porch and grabbed both of her breasts. She said she hit Fontaine in the face and yelled at him but he refused to leave. Moments later, she said a village police vehicle on routine patrol drove down the street and she was able to flag the officers down. Fontaine had reportedly gone to the residence earlier in the evening to ask if the homes residents were partying. He was arraigned Saturday morning by Massena Village Justice Eric J. Gustafson and released under the supervision of the probation department.
ASSAULT - MASSENA - Village police charged Johnny Square, 19, of 263 North Main St., Massena, with third-degree assault Friday stemming from an incident that occurred on Sept. 1 on Talcott Street. He reportedly punched Roger Smith and fled the scene. Mr. Smith reportedly suffered a broken tooth when he was punched, police said.
OBSTRUCTED LICENSE PLATE - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Jason Lee Smith, 33, of Taylor Road, Massena, for operation of a vehicle with an obstructed license plate at 1:09 p.m. Monday following a traffic stop on East Orvis Street.
UNSAFE BACKING - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Robin D. Arquette, 35, of state Route 37, Hogansburg, for unsafe backing at 12:12 p.m. Monday following a property damage accident at Laneuvilles store, East Orvis Street.
UNSAFE BACKING - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Keith F. Sharlow, 80, of East Hatfield Street, Massena, for unsafe backing Monday following an investigation into a car-horse accident Aug. 29 on East Hatfield Street. Sharlow was backing out of his driveway when he struck a horse pulling a buggy. Police said at the time the horse was not injured in the collision, but Sharlows vehicle was damaged.
SPEEDING - MASSENA - Village police ticketed William G. Stehlin,, 36, of Rooseveltown for speed in zone (46/30) at 9:37 a.m. Monday following a traffic stop on East Hatfield Street.
NO STOP LAMPS - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Justin L. Lafleur, 26, of South Main Street, Massena, for operation of a vehicle with inadequate stop lamps at 10:35 p.m. Sunday following a traffic stop on Bishop Avenue.
CELL PHONE - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Noel R. Clark, 24, of North Main Street, Massena, for using a cell phone while operating a motor vehicle at 6:24 p.m. Sunday following a traffic stop at 6:24 p.m. Sunday on Park Avenue.
FAILURE TO YIELD - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Rachel R. Ward, 19, of Dennison Road, Massena, for failure to yield at a stop sign at 12:55 p.m. Sunday following an incident on Parker Avenue.
INADEQUATE HEADLIGHTS - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Patty Norton-Gero, 49, of County Route 38, Brasher Center, for operation of a vehicle with inadequate headlights at 8:47 p.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on East Hatfield Street.
UNLICENSED OPERATION - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Ian R. Tarbell, 41, of Willow Street, Massena, for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and failure to wear seatbelt at 4:04 p.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on Willow Street.
STOP LAMP - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Jacqueline White, 29, of Center Street, Massena, for operation of a vehicle with no plate lamp at 8:57 p.m. Friday following a traffic stop.
REGISTRATION SUSPENDED - MASSENA - Village police charged Jeffrey M. Brown, 37, of 69 South Main St., Massena, with operation of a vehicle with a suspended registration at 8:51 p.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on South Main Street.
SPEEDING - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Pamela Guertin, 56, of Brasher Falls for speed in zone at 4:23 p.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on East Hatfield Street.
DWAI DRUGS - LISBON - Ogdensburg-based state police charged Joseph Rousaw, 39, of Massena with driving while ability impaired by drugs and facilitating second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle following a traffic stop at 10:59 p.m. Saturday on state Route 37 in the town of Lisbon.
ONE INJURED - ST. REGIS FALLS - Malone-based state police investigated a one-vehicle personal injury accident at 8:14 a.m. Sunday on Wait Road, near state Route 458, in the town of Waverly. Troopers said the vehicle was operated by Courtney E. Lane, 20, of St. Regis Falls. One person was injured in the accident, according to state police.
PETIT LARCENY - WATERTOWN - Watertown-based state police charged Jenna L. Lamar, 27, of Potsdam with petit larceny after responding to a shoplifting complaint at 6:58 p.m. Sunday at Target, 21800 Towne Center Drive, Watertown.
ASSAULT WITH WEAPON - BURKE - Malone-based state police charged Brittany A. Reome, 17, of Dickinson Center with assault with a weapon, fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment following an investigation into a domestic dispute on Aug. 29 that was reported to troopers Friday afternoon. She reportedly stabbed her 20-year-old boyfriend, Austin Dunleavy, in the shoulder with a kitchen knife after stabbing the center console in the vehicle multiple times during an argument. Her boyfriend was treated and released at Alice Hyde Hospital, Malone. Dunleavy received seven stitches. Reome was arrested Saturday evening at 280 Spenser Road, Burke. She was arraigned in Malone Town Court and was released on her own recognizance.
DWI - MASSENA - Ogdensburg-based state police charged Devlin S. Conley, 26, of 90 E. Hatfield St., Massena, with driving while intoxicated at 12:49 a.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on Route 37 in the town of Lisbon. Troopers said his vehicle was stopped after he crossed the center line. His blood alcohol content was 0.08 percent, police said.
DWI - POTSDAM - Massena-based state police charged Marvin H. Ringgold, 55, of 217 Elliott Road, Madrid, with driving while intoxicated following a personal injury accident reported at 7 a.m. Saturday. Troopers said Ringgold was eastbound on Elliott Road in Potsdam when he failed to make a turn and his vehicle went off the road and struck a tree. He was transported to Canton-Potsdam Hospital, where the arrest was made. His BAC was unavailable.
UNAUTHORIZED USE - BRASHER FALLS - Massena-based state police charged Shanon L. Brown, 36, of 48 state Route 95, Moira, with unauthorized use of a vehicle early Saturday afternoon after investigating a complaint filed with troopers at 8:22 a.m. Saturday. The arrest was made at 12:05 p.m. Saturday at 11 Jameson Road. Police said Brown used ex-boyfriend Scott A. Lalondes vehicle without permission. Brown was released on an appearance ticket for Brasher Town Court.
MISUSE OF FOOD STAMPS - MALONE - Malone-based state police charged Dari M. Oakes, 41, of Hogansburg with petit larceny and misuse of food stamps at 3:14 p.m. Friday at 1237 Route 37, Hogansburg. She was arraigned in local court, and bail was set at $1,500 cash.
BURGLARY - MOIRA - Malone-based state police charged Francis S. Anderson, 23, of Moira and Jeremiah D. Lamica, 29, of Moira with two counts of third-degree burglary stemming from an investigations into burglary complaints filed Aug. 26 and Aug. 29 from the town of Moira. They were arraigned in local court and sent to the Franklin County Jail. Alicia M. Daniels, 25, of Moira was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property in connection with the Aug. 29 burglary. She was released on an appearance ticket. The arrests were made Friday at 455 County Route 32, Bombay.
PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENTS - CANTON - State police from around the region investigated a number of property damage accidents on Friday. Among those:
■ Marshall W. Weekes, 69, of Canton at 10 a.m. on County Route 27, near Hewlett Road, in the town of Pierrepont.
■ Richard R. Feimann, 64, of Malone and Nikki L. Tifft, 31, of Moira were involved in a two-vehicle collision at 11:32 p.m. in Papas Dairy parking lot off Wheeler Road in the town of Malone.
OBSTRUCTION OF GOVERNMENTAL ADMINISTRATION - POTSDAM - A call to village police from a teenager saying she was lost in the village and needed assistance early Sunday morning led to an investigation that resulted in her arrest on a misdemeanor charge.
Village police charged Lauren R. Corey, 18, of Owego with second-degree obstruction of governmental administration at 5:06 a.m. Sunday.
Police said the incident began when Corey allegedly called 911 to report she did not know where she was and needed help.
After being located, Corey led police to believe there was actually a second female who had approached her somewhere on Elm Street asking for help, used her cell phone to call 911 and was still in the area in need of assistance. Police searched for the second female for a substantial amount of time before further investigation revealed the teenager was the original caller and had given police a fictitious story about the second female.
FOLLOWING TOO CLOSELY - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Sarah C. Chappell, 18, of Delanson for following too closely after responding to a property damage accident at 12:36 p.m. Sunday on Pierrepont Avenue.
OPEN CONTAINER - POTSDAM - Village police charged Andrew T. Spath, 18, of Rensselaer with an open container violation at 12:57 a.m. Saturday on Upper Bay Street after police observed him walking with an open container of Busch Beer.
UNSAFE BACKING - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Clarissa G. Mitchell, 17, of Potsdam for unsafe backing at 8:40 a.m. Saturday following an investigation into a hit and run accident Sept. 6 on the Clarkson University campus.
STOP SIGN - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Moheem Ilyes, 19, of Salem, N.J., for failure to stop at a stop sign at 10:01 p.m. Saturday on Fall Island after he was observed failing to stop for the stop sign on Clarkson Avenue at The Pit.
PUBLIC URINATION - POTSDAM - Village police charged James L. Fairhurst, 23, of White Plains with public urination at 1:44 a.m. Friday on Market Street after police observed him urinating on Market Street in the vicinity of Sandstone Drive.
UNLAWFUL POSSESSION ALCOHOL - POTSDAM - Village police charged Kamiesha K. Tucker, 20, of New York with unlawful possession of alcohol by a person under 21 and a person less than 21 obtaining alcohol fraudulently at 7:46 p.m. Friday on Market Street after police responded to a complaint a person was attempting to purchase alcohol with someone elses identification at a liquor store.
AGGRAVATED UNLICENSED OPERATION - POTSDAM - Village police charged John R. Hess, 63 of Potsdam with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and ticketed him for operation of an unregistered motor vehicle at 10:22 a.m. Friday following a traffic stop on Racquette Road.
RED LIGHT - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Ann A. Stuckert, 68, of Lansdale, Pa., for a red light violation at 1:59 p.m. Friday following a traffic stop on Park Street. Police said they observed Stuckert fail to stop at a red traffic light on Elm Street.
CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE - CANTON - St. Lawrence County Sheriffs Department deputies have charged two inmates at the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility with criminal possession of a controlled substance.
Deputies also charged Daniel A. Zera, 32, last listing a 351 East Orvis St., Massena, address, and Jon L. Larue, last listing an address of 13921 state Route 37, Massena, with felony counts of first-degree promoting prison contraband in a Sept. 2 incident at the county jail.
Zera and Larue were arraigned in Canton Town Court by Justice Cathleen OHoro and remanded back to the correctional facility with bail set at $1,000 cash or $2,000 bond on the new charges.
UNAUTHORIZED USE - CANTON - St. Lawrence County Sheriffs Department deputies charged Christopher E. Durham, 32, and Bridget A. Durham, 42, both of 1004 Irish Settlement Road, Canton, with third-degree unauthorized use of a motor vehicle early Sunday morning. Deputies said the couple was observed and detained by Watertown-based state police at 7:45 p.m. Saturday in the town of Pamelia and turned over to sheriffs deputies. It is alleged the Durhams had permission to use a vehicle and failed to return the vehicle at the specified time. The Durhams were arraigned by Canton Town Justice Christopher Curley and released to the supervision of probation to reappear in Canton Town Court at a later date.
HARASSMENT - WADDINGTON - St. Lawrence County Sheriffs Department deputies charged Lucas Osypeiwski with endangering the welfare of a child and second degree harassment following an investigation into a domestic incident with his wife, Atasha, Saturday in the town of Waddington. Osypeiwski allegedly engaged in a physical altercation with his wife in front of her 4-year-old child. Osypeiwski was arraigned in Waddington Town Court and released pending further court action. The court issued temporary orders of protection for Osypeiwskis wife and her child.