BENCH WARRANT - MASSENA - Village police picked up Amanda L. Kerr, 26, of 63 Oliver Road, Massena, on a bench warrant for an alleged violation of her probationary sentence at 3:23 p.m. Wednesday at her workplace on Main Street. She was arraigned by Massena Town Justice Gerald P. Sharlow and sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility with bail set at $1,500.
Kerr had been sentenced to probation for three years in February for a possession of a hypodermic needle conviction. Probation officials said since being sentenced Kerr had admitted using suboxone without a prescription and telling her mother that she needed $35 per week to pay for drug testing at the probation office - a free service - and using that money to purchase suboxone. She also reportedly failed to report to her probation officer as directed and failed to comply with an order to undergo an alcohol and substance abuse evaluation.
Police said Kerr was additionally charged with a new count of possession of a hypodermic needle Wednesday afternoon when she was found in possession of a needle when she was being processed on the warrant.
BENCH WARRANT - MASSENA - Village police picked up Brandi L. Saumier, 21, of 1071 Buckton Road, Winthrop, on a bench warrant issued by St. Lawrence County Court at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the probation office on Harrowgate Commons. She was transported to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility pending arraignment on the warrant in county court.
BENCH WARRANT - MASSENA - Village police picked up Jeffrey J. Provost, Jr., 21, of 45 Douglas Road, Massena, on a bench warrant for an alleged violation of his release under the supervision of the probation department. The court signed the warrant after Provost failed to appear as directed for court dates on a pending second-degree criminal contempt count. He was arraigned by Massena Town Justice James M. Crandall and sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility with bail set at $300.
BENCH WARRANT - MASSENA - Village police picked up Tiffany M. Snyder, 28, of 18 Pine St., Massena, on a bench warrant for failing to appear in court as directed on a pending driving while intoxicated charge. She was arrested at 9:59 a.m. Wednesday on Beach Street, arraigned by Massena Town Justice James M. Crandall and released under the supervision of the probation department.
PETIT LARCENY - MASSENA - Village police charged Kolbe L. Gollinger, 23, of 4 Ripley St., Apt. A, Massena, and Elizabeth Marie Collins, 25, same address, with petit larceny at 2 p.m. Wednesday following an alleged shoplifting incident at the Massena Walmart. Gollinger allegedly walked past the last point of sale without paying for five CDs, with a combined value of $91.40. Collins reportedly walked past the last point of sale without paying for five movies valued at $179.84.
SPEEDING - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Alex L. Prashaw, 24, of 147 Carey Road, Massena, for speed in zone at 9:14 a.m. Wednesday following a traffic stop on the South Raquette River Road. He was ticketed again at 11:48 a.m. for unsafe backing following a property damage accident in the Mountain Mart parking lot. Prashaw struck a vehicle being operated by Margaret Trombly of Chateaugay.