ASSAULT - MASSENA - Village police charged Mark S. Lafrancois, 44, and Patricia A. Snyder, 47, both of 111 Woodlawn Ave. with assault following a domestic dispute at 2:27 a.m. Monday at their residence. Lafrancois was charged with third-degree assault after he allegedly grabbed Snyder by the throat with both hands and choked her out. Snyder was charged with attempted assault. Lafrancois told police Snyder had punched him in the face, head and right arm. Police said the couple were heavily intoxicated, belligerent and uncooperative when they responded to the domestic dispute complaint at their residence. They were arraigned by Massena Village Justice Eric J. Gustafson and sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility with bail set at $500 each.