GRAND LARCENY - POTSDAM - Village police filed several additional charges against Minjee Kim, 20, of Auburn, Ala., on Saturday. She had been charged on Dec. 6 with two counts of fourth-degree grand larceny and two counts of theft of services following an investigation into the theft of credit cards and other property from the Clarkson University campus. Police said Kim admitted stealing the credit cards. Kim was arraigned on the initial charges Dec. 6 by Potsdam Village Justice Nicholas Pignone and was sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility with bail set at $2,500 cash or $5,000 bond. Kim posted bail and was released from custody.
Police said as part of the ongoing police investigation they charged Kim on Friday with one count of fourth-degree, seven counts of third-degree forgery, seven counts of theft of services and two counts of larceny.
Kim allegedly stole several items and credit cards and forged the owners names when she used the cards to purchase items at local businesses.
She was arraigned before Mr. Pignone and was released and ordered to return to court on a later date.
UNLICENSED OPERATION - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Jesse T. Vrooman, 22, of Potsdamfor unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and crossing road hazard markings at 1:41 a.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on Pierrepont Avenue.
The Police Blotter
Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013
0050Patrols respondedto report of a domesticdispute on WashingtonStreet.
0119Patrol completedtraffic stop on LowerBay Street. A verbalwarning was issued.
0118Patrols respondedto activated alarm at abusiness on MarketStreet.
0141Patrol completed atraffic stop on PierrepontAvenue. Tickets issued.
0205Patrol completed traffic stop on Pierrepont Avenue. A verbal warning was issued.
0342Potsdam Rescue dispatched to a call on SH 56 in Hannawa Falls.
0536Potsdam Rescue and Patrols dispatched to a call on Maple Street.
0927Potsdam Rescue and Patrol dispatched to Pleasant Street for a patient with hip pain.
1042A vehicle was towed for being illegally parked on private property.
1116Patrols dispatched to an alarm activation at Debra Drive. Unfounded.
1211Fraud complaint received. Investigation continues.
1232Report of a water main break on Cottage Street at Waverly. DPW notified.
1242Patrol completed a traffic stop on Park Street. A verbal warning was issued for same.
1252Property found and turned into Potsdam PD. Owner located and property returned.
1807Dispatched Potsdam Rescue to a call.
2042Patrols responded to a request to check the welfare of a village resident on Larnard Street.
2122Patrols and Potsdam Fire responded to a two-car property damage accident at the intersection of Elm Street and Lawrence Avenue.
2221Patrols assisted another law enforcement agency with securing a subject on a warrant.