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CRIMINAL MISCHIEF - MASSENA - Village police charged Brian N. Hatch, 27, of 7 Ober St., Massena, with third-degree criminal mischief at 1:50 a.m. Monday following an incident at the Hotel Nadeau. Hatch reportedly returned to the bar after being kicked out of the establishment and told not to return earlier in the night. While in custody, Hatch reportedly threw and damaged a recently acquired restraint chair at the village police station. He was released on an appearance ticket.

PETIT LARCENY - MASSENA - Village police charged Christopher A. Delosh, 28, of 140 Liberty Ave., Massena, with petit larceny Sunday afternoon stemming from an investigation into a Jan. 15 shoplifting incident at the Massena Wal-Mart. He reportedly left the store without paying for four computers with a combined value of $912. He was released on an appearance ticket.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT - MASSENA - Village police charged Carrie L. Gambaccini, 33, of 13 Haskell St., Massena, with disorderly conduct at 2:37 a.m. Sunday after responding to a 911 hangup call from a residence on Lincoln Place. Police said when they arrived at the residence Gambaccini, who appeared to be heavily intoxicated, screamed at the officers and disturbed neighbors. They said she was taken into custody after she refused requests to alter her behavior.

ASSAULT - MASSENA - Village police charged Melissa M. Havican, 38, of 66 Spruce St., Massena, with assault at 11:23 p.m. Saturday at her residence. She allegedly struck Matthew Shrewsberry during a domestic dispute, and he reportedly suffered a dislocated shoulder in the altercation. He was transported to Massena Memorial Hospital for treatment of his injury.

BENCH WARRANT - MASSENA - Village police picked up Kristen P. Bevins. 20, of 33 Grantville Road, Norfolk, on a bench warrant on a petit larceny count. Police said Bevins was picked up on the warrant by Norfolk Town Police on state Route 56 in Norfolk and transported to the Massena police station by state police. She was arraigned by Massena Village Justice Eric J. Gustafson and sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility with bail set at $250 cash.

DWI - MASSENA - Village police charged Tracy L. Morin, 48, of 75 Beach St., Apt. 1, Massena, with driving while intoxicated and ticketed her for illegally passing a red light at 1:02 a.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on East Orvis Street. She reportedly had a blood alcohol content of 0.12 percent. A blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent or higher constitutes a DWI in the state.

SPEEDING - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Mark Manchunis, 50, of Allenstown. N.H., for speed in zone at 11:18 a.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on state Route 37.

STOP SIGN - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Paris A. Francis, 43, of Hogansburg for a stop sign violation at 9:09 p.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on Parker Avenue near Alvern.

STOP SIGN - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Jeffrey R. Phelix, 39, of Raymondville for a stop sign violation at 6 p.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on Perkins Road near Robinson Road.

SPEEDING - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Venita Loran, 81, of Hogansburg for speed in zone at 4:25 a.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on Route 37.

PETIT LARCENY - POTSDAM - Canton-based state police charged Casey J. Deshane, 34, of Norfolk with petit larceny at 3:47 p.m. Saturday following an alleged shoplifting incident in the town of Potsdam. Deshane was charged with walking past the store’s last point of sale without paying for a video game and a television mount.

FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE - MASSENA - Massena-based state police said Joseph A. Bennett, 28, of Louisville was picked up on a fugitive from justice warrant at 6:20 p.m. Saturday at 372 County Route 41 in the town of Massena. He was arraigned by Massena Town Justice Gerald P. Sharlow and sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility pending extradition proceedings.

Court documents indicated Bennett is wanted by the state of North Carolina on a probation violation for failing to appear as directed on petit larceny and burglary charges in Volusia County, N.C. He previously lived in Flagler Beach Station, Fla., and Kings Mountain, N.C.

UNLAWFUL POSSESSION - TUPPER LAKE - Tupper Lake-based state police charged Ryan J. Petteys, 26, of Potsdam with unlawful possession of marijuana at 8:07 p.m. Saturday following a stop on Route 3 in the town of Piercefield.

UNLAWFUL POSSESSION - MASSENA - Massena-based state police charged Devin J. Riley, 18, of Massena with unlawful possession at 9 p.m. Friday at the St. Lawrence Centre mall, Massena.

PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENTS - POTSDAM - State police investigated several property damage accidents on Sunday around the region. Among those were:

■ Tonya Lee Fisher, 39, of Colton struck a parked vehicle in a parking area at 1:10 p.m. off Route 11 in the town of Potsdam.

■ Taylor D. Keck, 20, of Brushton at 1:27 p.m. on state Route 190, near Tacey Road, in the town of Ellenburg.

PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENTS - MASSENA - State police investigated a number of property damage accidents around the region Friday. Among those were:

■ Brenda L. Snyder, 51, of Nicholville and James E. Andrews, 30, of Malone were involved in a two-vehicle collision at 3 p.m. on Route 11 at County Route 51 in the town of Malone.

■ Cindy Lee Gale, 54, of Moira at 6:38 p.m. on Patterson Road, near North Woods Road, in the town of Moira.

HARASSMENT - POTSDAM - Village police charged Daniel J. Zimmerman, 23, of Potsdam with disorderly conduct and second-degree harassment at 1:15 a.m. Sunday at Maxfield’s, Market Street. Police said patrols responded to Maxfield’s for a subject refusing to leave. Police said when they attempted to speak to Zimmerman, he pushed an officer. He was released on an appearance ticket.

FALSE PERSONATION - POTSDAM - Village police charged Rebecca A. Cruz, 24, of West Seneca with false personation at 1:35 a.m. Sunday at Maxfield’s, Market Street. Police said they responded to Maxfield’s for a subject refusing to leave, When the officer attempted to identify Cruz, she reportedly provided police with a false name and date of birth. She was released on an appearance ticket.

OPEN CONTAINER - POTSDAM - Village police charged Steven A. Allard, 22, of Lyndon, Vt., for an open container violation at 12:28 a.m. Saturday on Pierrepont Avenue.

OPEN CONTAINER - POTSDAM - Village police charged Thomas W. Richards, 21, of Ballston Spa with an open container violation at 1:10 a.m. Saturday on Elm Street.

UNNECESSARY NOISE - POTSDAM - Village police charged Sean E. Collins, 23, of Goshen with an unnecessary noise violation at 1:35 a.m. Saturday on Market Street.

ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION IN VEHICLE - POTSDAM - Village police charged Cooper L. Bond, 20, of Norfolk with having an open container of alcohol in motor vehicle on a public highway and failure to turn as required at 11:22 p.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on Market Street. Police said they observed an open bottle of beer that Bond admitted he had been drinking in the vehicle during the traffic stop for the turn violation.

INADEQUATE HEADLIGHTS - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Dahai Ren, 24, of Potsdam for operation of a vehicle with inadequate headlights at 11:24 p.m. Friday following a traffic stop on Sandstone Drive.

AGGRAVATED UNLICENSED OPERATION - GOUVERNEUR - St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department deputies charged Lynda L. Phelps, 52, of 6 Prospect St. Norwood, with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle following a traffic stop Saturday on Route 11 in the town of Gouverneur. Deputies said Phelps was stopped at 3:08 p.m. for travelling 71 mph in a 55 mph zone. A check of her license showed that it had been suspended. She was also ticketed for speeding. Phelps will answer the charges at a later date in Gouverneur Town Court.

ASSAULT - NORFOLK — Wilfred A. Middlemiss, 21, of 17 W. Main St., was charged Saturday by St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies with misdemeanor count of third-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child.

Middlemiss is accused of assaulting and injuring a 15-year-old family member whom police did not name.

He was arraigned by Potsdam Town Justice James Mason and released on his own recognizance. He is scheduled to appear in Norfolk Town Court. An order of protection was issued for the victim, deputies said.

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