CRIMINAL CONTEMPT - MASSENA - Village police charged Richard Schwartfigure, 19, of 17 Parker Ave., Massena, with a felony count of first-degree criminal contempt, second-degree harassment and disorderly conduct at 7:40 p.m. Sunday. He was arraigned by Massena Village Justice Eric J. Gustafson and sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility with bail set at $2,500 cash or $5,000 bond.
Schwartfigure is charged with violating an order of protection issued by St. Lawrence County Family Court Judge Cecily Morris that remains in effect until Sept. 24, 2014.
Macey L., Barney, accompanied by her grandmother, reportedly went to 17 Parker Ave. to visit the baby she had with Schwartfigure.
While I was at Richards, he told me it was (expletive deleted) that he had to leave because when we see each other we argue, Ms. Barney noted in her statement to police.
She said tensions escalated when Schwartfigures mother, Shannon Rounsville, reportedly Ms. Barney and her grandmother had not given her enough advance notice that they planned to come visit the baby.
Ms. Barney said she was upset and decided to just leave but when she attempted to leave the residence Schwartfigure yelled at her repeatedly to go see her baby, shoved her and slammed a door in her face. She said he also threatened to punch her in front of her family members and suggested there would be dire consequences if she contacted police about the confrontation.
BENCH WARRANT - MASSENA - Village police picked up Randy C. Lamb, 35, of 43 Pike St., Plattsburgh, on a bench warrant at 6:16 p.m. Sunday. He was arraigned by Massena Village Justice Eric J. Gustafson and released to reappear on Tuesday in Massena Village Court. The warrant had been issued after Lamb failed to appear last fall for his scheduled trial on a third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle charge and an unsafe tire ticket.
CRIMINAL TRESPASS - MASSENA - Village police charged Neil M. Dineen, 32, of 38 Roosevelt St., Massena, with criminal trespass at 5:40 p.m. Sunday. Dineen allegedly went to his childrens mothers boyfriends home at 55 Liberty Ave., walked onto the enclosed porch of the residence rented by Andew Katura and started arguing with Amber Miller. They had reportedly been arguing over the phone earlier in the day. Police said Dineen failed to comply with several requests by Katura that he leave the property.
HARASSMENT - MASSENA Village police charged Jordan P. DeShane, 18, of County Route 42, Lot 16, Massena, with endangering the welfare of a child and second-degree harassment Sunday afternoon following the investigation into an incident on Thursday.
Police said DeShane attacked Chad Marttison on Malby Avenue in front of a child.
SPEEDING - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Kenneth W. Fields, 44, of Cedar Bend Court, Greensboro, N.C., for speed in zone at 10:21 a.m. Sunday following a traffic stop on West Hatfield Street.
SPEEDING - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Anthony V. Mariani, 55, of Canton Street, Warners, for speed in zone at 9:17 a.m. Sunday following a traffic stop on state Route 37.