BURGLARY - POTSDAM - Village police charged Justin T. Pavia, 20, of Surprise, Az., with second-degree burglary and criminal tampering after responding to report at 8:02 p.m. Thursday that a person had illegally entered a Walnut Street residence. He was arraigned by Potsdam Village Justice Nicholas Pignone and was released under probation supervision.
Police said they received a complaint from a resident on Walnut Street that Pavia had entered her apartment while she was gone. Upon returning home, she reportedly observed Pavia in her kitchen through an exterior window. Pavia then fled from the apartment on foot.
Upon entering the apartment, the victim discovered items in her kitchen had been tampered with.
An arrest warrant was issued for Pavia, and he was located at his residence on Walnut Street.
GRAND LARCENY - POTSDAM - Village police charged Minjee Kim, 20, of Auburn, Ala., with two counts of fourth-degree grand larceny and two counts of theft of services at 5:14 p.m. Friday following an investigation into the theft of credit cards and other property from the Clarkson University campus. Police said Kim admitted stealing the credit cards. Kim was arraigned by Potsdam Village Justice Nicholas Pignone and was sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility with bail set at $2,500 cash or $5,000 bond. Kim posted bail and was released from custody.
RESISTING ARREST - POTSDAM - Village police charged Rebecca L. Kelly, 38, of Potsdam with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest at 6:09 p.m. Friday after responding to a Maple Street establishment for a person refusing to leave. Police said Kelly became combative when they were attempting to remove her from the establishment. Kelly was arraigned by Acting Potsdam Village Justice Margaret Garner and was sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility with bail set at $1,000 cash or $2,000.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT - POTSDAM - Village police charged Edward H. Berke, 20, of Bow, N.H., with disorderly conduct, obstruction of governmental administration and resisting arrest after responding to a complaint of a person acting disorderly at 7:45 p.m. Friday at the Clarkson-St. Lawrence University hockey game at Cheel Arena. Police said Berke resisted when an officer attempted to place him under arrest for the disorderly conduct. He was arraigned by Acting Potsdam Village Justice Margaret Garner and was sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional with bail set at $1,000 cash or $2,000.00 bond.
The Police Blotter
Friday, Dec. 6, 2013
0043 Received complaint of dog loose on Fall Island. Owner arrived on scene and retrieved dog.
0113 Patrol responded to report of a person refusing to leave a business on Market Street.
0656 Potsdam Rescue dispatched for Advance Life Support to Colton.
0826 Bad check complaint received.
1505 Dog left in a vehicle in the Ponderosa parking lot.
1515 Potsdam Rescue dispatched to a call.
1539 Property damage accident on Market Street.
1645 Potsdam Rescue dispatched to a call.
1750 Disabled vehicle on Market Street.
1751 Animal struck by a motor vehicle on the Bagdad Road.
1756 Property damage accident on Clarkson University.
1809 Removal of a person from an establishment on Maple Street.
1919 Removal of a person from Cheel Arena.
1939 Received a report of people yelling on Market Street. Patrol responded,
2017 Received a report of a hit and run accident.
2019 Received a trespass complaint
2310 Dispatched Potsdam Rescue to a call. Patrol also responded.
2357 Traffic stop on Sandstone Drive. Verbal warning issued.