DISORDERLY CONDUCT - MASSENA - Village police charged Patrick Lloyd, 25, of 322 East 115th St., New York, also listing a Haskell Street, Massena, address, with disorderly conduct at 2:44 a.m. Sunday at 20 Boyton St. Police said they responded to a noise complaint and when they arrived on scene they found Lloyd arguing with Crystal Durocher. Police said Lloyd was charged after he refused to comply with several requests to stop shouting obscenities.
AGGRAVATED HARASSMENT - MASSENA - Village police charged Heather M. Kirby. 27, of 92 state Route 345, Potsdam, with aggravated harassment at 3:46 p.m. Saturday after she reportedly made 41 phone calls to her ex-boyfriend and father of her 1-year-old child between 1:51 p.m. and 3:31 p.m. p.m. Saturday and then went to his 16 Linden St. residence, kicked the door several times and yelled and screamed.
Shawn Nicol said he has answered a few of the calls and Kirby told him she was going to kill him and his new girlfriend, Holly Snyder, and dance on their graves. He said the calls had continued after Kirby had been directed to stop calling him after an initial complaint had been lodged by Ms. Snyder.
Mr. Nicol told police he had picked up his son at 8 a.m. Saturday and answered some of Kirbys phone calls in an effort to set up another child exchange with her. I asked Heather several times about picking up (our son), and she just wanted to yell and scream about Holly and court orders, Mr. Nicol said in the statement he signed for police.
Kirby was arraigned by Acting Massena Village Justice James M. Crandall and released under the supervision of the probation department pending an appearance Tuesday in village court. The court also signed a temporary order of protection directed Kirby to stay away from Mr. Nicol and Ms. Snyder and stipulating that child visitation exchanges must be arranged through a third party.
COUNTY COURT WARRANT - MASSENA - Village police picked up Matthew C. Malu, 24, of 177 Center St., Massena, at 5:33 p.m. Friday on a bench warrant issued by St. Lawrence County Court. He was transported to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility pending an arraignment in county court.
COUNTY COURT WARRANT - MASSENA - Village police picked up Gregory S. Rolfe, 50, of 54 Ransom Ave., Massena, at 5:11 p.m. Friday on a bench warrant issued by St. Lawrence County Court. He was transported to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility pending an arraignment in county court.
WARRANT - MASSENA - Village police picked up Kurtis P. Moore, 21, of 43 Martin St., Massena, at 5:09 p.m. Sunday on Highland Avenue on a warrant held by state police on a pending third-degree burglary count.
OPEN CONTAINER - MASSENA - Village police charged Johnnie M. Eldridge, 33, of 66 Liberty Ave., Massena, with an open container violation at 3:56 p.m. Saturday on Main Street.
UNINSPECTED VEHICLE - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Diana M. Fennell, 47, of County Route 53, Brasher Falls, for operation of an uninspected motor vehicle following a traffic stop at 2:02 p.m. Sunday on Glenn Street.
SUSPENDED REGISTRATION - MASSENA - Village police charged Michelle D. Binet, 18, of 1205 Second St., Cornwall, Ont., with operation of a vehicle with a suspended registration and no insurance following a traffic stop at 12:20 a.m. Sunday on Talcott Street.
INADEQUATE HEADLIGHT - MASSENA - Village police ticketed David J. Robinson, 35, of Lafargeville for operation of a vehicle with inadequate headlights following a traffic stop at 7:53 p.m. Friday on Route 37.
LEAVING THE SCENE - MASSENA - Village police ticketed James A. Nieman, 41, of Raymondville for leaving the scene of a property damage accident and failure to yield the right of way to a pedestrian in a crosswalk at 12 p.m. Sunday following an accident involving a pedestrian in the Wal-Mart parking lot.
ASSAULT - WINTHROP - St. Lawrence County Sheriffs Department deputies charged Bruce A. Copeland, 45, of 1597 County Route 36, Norfolk, with third-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal mischief following an investigation into a domestic dispute reported at 12:15 a.m. March 19 at 633 state Route 11C, Winthrop.
Copeland allegedly damaged the victims property and engaged in a reckless course of behavior that left her with multiple fractures to her foot.
He was arraigned by Stockholm Town Justice Wayne Williams and sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility with bail set at $1,000 cash.
UNLAWFUL POSSESSION - WINTHROP - Massena-based state police charged Kevin L. Belile, 52, of Moira with unlawful possession of marijuana following a traffic stop at 2:13 p.m. Sunday on Route 11 in the town of Stockholm.
OPEN CONTAINER - POTSDAM - Village police charged Dylan B. Fernandini, 21, of St. Regis Falls with an open container violation at 2 a.m. Sunday on Depot Street. Police said they observed Fernandini walking on Depot Street with an open bottle of beer.
UNLAWFUL POSSESSION - POTSDAM - Village police charged Randy J. Farns, 47, of Potsdam with unlawful possession of marijuana and ticketed him for operation of a vehicle with inadequate headlights following a traffic stop at 9:21 p.m. Sunday on Market Street. Police said they observed Farns traveling south on Market Street with inadequate headlights. Patrol initiated a traffic stop, and further investigation resulted in a seizure of a small amount of marijuana.
PETIT LARCENY - PARISHVILLE - St. Lawrence County Sheriffs Department deputies charged Katie J. Vallance, 25, of 863 state Route 420, Winthrop, with petit larceny following an investigation into a Feb. 16 gas driveoff at the Kunoco store in Parishville. Vallance allegedly pumped $15 worth of fuel into her vehicle at Kunoco and then left without paying for the gas. Vallance was issued an appearance ticket returnable in Parishville Town Court.
BAD CHECKS - PARISHVILLE - A man charged with animal abuse has also been charged with eight counts of issuing bad checks and one count of scheming to defraud by St. Lawrence County Sheriffs deputies on Saturday.
Kevin D. Campbell, 33, of 863 Route 420, Winthrop, also listing a County Route 56, Parishville, address, allegedly wrote several bad checks to Parishville businesses between Dec. 30 and Feb. 11.
He was already being held in the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility after being charged with animal cruelty on Friday. He allegedly failed to provide adequate food, water, and shelter for his dog. He was additionally charged at that time with a drug count after he was found in possession of a small quantity of pills in the earlier incident. He was returned to the jail on $2,500 cash bail.
He is scheduled to appear in Parishville Town Court for charges stemming from the bad check and animal cruelty charges and in Stockholm Town Court on the drug charge.
DWI - POTSDAM - St. Lawrence County Sheriffs Department deputies charged Ryan M. Gibson, 22, of 318 Lake Ozonia Road, St. Regis Falls, with driving while intoxicated following a traffic stop Saturday in the village of Potsdam.
Deputies said they initially received a complaint of an erratic driver eastbound on the Sissonville Road who had forced another motorist to drive off the roadway to avoid a collision with Gibsons vehicle in the westbound lane. Deputies said they located the blue Jeep Cherokee from that complaint in the VFW parking lot attempting to re-enter traffic on Market Street shortly after receiving the initial complaint.
He was charged with driving while intoxicated and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and was ticketed for failure to keep right, consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle on a public highway and refusal to submit to a breath screening device. He later took a Breathalyzer test and reportedly had a blood alcohol content of 0.17 percent, more than double the .08 percent threshold for a DWI charge. He was released on appearance tickets for April 11 in Potsdam Town Court.
SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY - CANTON - St. Lawrence County Sheriffs Department deputies charged Timothy S. Middlemiss, 23, of 143 Fulton Road, Lisbon, with failure to provide the New York State Sex Offender Registry with a change of address, a class E felony. In New York state, sex offenders are required to report a change of address within 10 days of moving.
It is alleged Middlemiss moved in October 2012 from his registered address to an apartment in Morley without notifying the Sex Offender Registry within the 10 days required by law. Middlemiss was arraigned in Canton Town Court and sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility with bail set at $2,000 cash or $4,000 bond.
Middlemiss was sentenced to one to three years for a second-degree attempted rape conviction. He entered prison on March 2, 2010 and was released under parole supervision on Aug. 31, 2012. He is classified as a Level III sex offender, the classification for offenders viewed as being a high risk to commit another sex crime.
A St. Lawrence County grand jury had handed up a sealed indictment opened in late April 2009 charging him with second-degree rape, second-degree sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child. Middlemiss later admitted he attempted to have sexual contact with a 12-year-old female on Jan. 22, 2009 in the town of Madrid.
Middlemiss, formerly of Fulton Road, Lisbon, was fined $500 and a $125 surcharge and sentenced to time served in January 2012 in Massena Town Court for a third-degree sexual abuse conviction.
He had been charged with third-degree sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child. Middlemiss allegedly subjected a 14-year-old female to sexual contact in the early morning hours of July 6, 2009 while she was camping at the Robert Moses State Park on Barnhart Island. That incident took place while the rape count was pending in county court.
FORGED INSTRUMENT - CANTON - Canton-based state police charged Kendall R. Cohen, 55, of Heuvelton with second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument late Friday morning. He was arraigned in local court and sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility.
FUGITIVE FROM JUSTICE - MOIRA - Malone-based state police picked up Shawn P. Downer, 40, of Moira on a fugitive from justice warrant at 8:32 p.m. Friday at 851 state Route, Moira. He was arraigned in local court and sent to the Franklin County Jail.
PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENTS - State police investigated several property damage accidents Friday in the region. Among those were:
Benjamin N. Reed, 17, of Colton at 9:52 a.m. Friday on Pray Road, near Randall Road, in the town of Lisbon.
Cory A. Page, 23, of Winthrop and Mary A. Terry, 51, of Massena were involved in a two-vehicle collision at 8:21 a.m. Friday on County Route 37, near the Hammill Road, in the town of Massena.
Myles P. Trainer, 20, of Ludlow, Vt., at 8:44 a.m. Friday on state Route 458, near the Lake Ozonia Road, in the town of Waverly.