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Police say teenager broke
window on camper trailer

GLENFIELD — Matthew A. Douillet, 18, of 364 Talcville Road, Edwards, was charged Saturday by state police with fourth-degree criminal mischief.

He is accused of breaking a window on a camper trailer owned by Randolph G. Morrison, 7330 Chases Lake Road, and was to appear in Edwards Town Court.

Massena men accused
of stealing three bikes

MASSENA — Bradley M. Deshaies, 20, of 423 Lacomb Road, and Adam M, Lalonde, 21, of 327 Rooseveltown Road, were each charged with three counts of petit larceny by village police.

Police accused the two of stealing three bicycles from Victory Road.

Mr. Lalonde also was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and with operation of an uninspected motor vehicle, operation of a vehicle with an inadequate muffler and operation of a vehicle with an unsafe tire.

The two men were released on appearance tickets for a later date in Village Court.

Police say woman struck
her pregnant neighbor

MASSENA — A Massena woman has been charged with second-degree harassment after she allegedly struck a pregnant woman in the stomach during a verbal dispute that turned physical on June 29.

Police charged Sarah N. Lacomb, 18, of 29 Perkins Road, with second-degree harassment Thursday after completing their investigation into the incident.

The dispute reportedly started when Ms. Lacomb took a photograph of neighbor Blair Lamina's vehicle. She had expressed concerns that Ms. Lamina was parking illegally in the parking lot, and Ms. Lacomb said Massena Housing Authority staff had told her they needed photographic evidence to support her complaint.

Ms. Lacomb said Ms. Lamina threw a plastic water bottle at her. Ms. Lamina told police Ms. Lacomb punched her in the stomach and then jumped on her, requiring her friend, Brian Pilatzke, to pull Ms. Lacomb off her.

Police said when they arrived on the scene that evening they found a crowd of 15 to 20 people yelling at each other.

Ms. Lamina's age and address were unavailable.

Morristown man accused
of harassing ex-girlfriend

OGENSBURG — A Morristown man was charged Wednesday with third-degree menacing, fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment by state police.

Chad L. Cree, 28, of 309 Gouverneur St., and his ex-girlfriend, Johnnie B. Flynn, 400 Irvin St., Ogdensburg, were arguing about their relationship in a parking lot off Route 37 when the argument became physical, troopers said.

Mr. Cree is accused of ripping Ms. Flynn's shirt, threatening to injure her and calling her names, troopers said. Police said the couple split one month ago.

Canton man is charged
with burglary, larceny

CANTON — A Canton man was charged Wednesday by state police with burglary, larceny and criminal possession.

Timothy M. Pitts, 27, of 7 Pink Schoolhouse Road, was found in possession of a rifle during a traffic stop. Additional details about that traffic stop were unavailable.

Mr. Pitts has a felony conviction that makes it illegal for him to carry a gun.

He was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon. Deputies also said he had outstanding warrants for two counts of second-degree burglary and two counts of second-degree petit larceny in the towns of Gouverneur and Russell.

Mr. Pitts was taken to St. Lawrence County jail.

Hopkinton man accused
of criminal mischief

HOPKINTON — A Hopkinton man was charged Wednesday with fourth-degree criminal mischief by state police.

Alex M. Hanson, 16, of 136 Beebe Road, began arguing with his father over having to do household chores, troopers said.

Mr. Hanson punched a hole in a door inside the home, according to troopers. He was given an appearance ticket for Hopkinton Town Court.

Police: Massena woman
had cocaine, marijuana

MASSENA — A Massena woman was charged Wednesday with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance by state police.

Heather M. McBride, 25, of 40 Beach St., was stopped on Route 37 for a child not being in a proper restraint. After a search, troopers said they found a small amount of cocaine and marijuana in the vehicle.

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