DANGEROUS DOG - POTSDAM - Village police charged Mark S. Gerrish, 27, of Potsdam with allowing a dog to run at large and having a dangerous dog at 6:15p.m. Monday on Walnut Street. Police said the arrest stemmed from a complaint earlier that evening when a subject reported that two dogs ran toward him in an aggressive manner on Walnut Street. Police said they responded ,and the dogs charged at the officer in the same manner, causing the officer to pepper spray the dogs. The dogs then retreated to their home where they fully recovered.
Village police also charged Coleman J. Newtown, 22, of Potsdam with allowing a dog to run at large as part of that dame investigation.
PEDESTRIAN CROSSING - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Mathew J. Tuper, 19, of Brier Hill for failure to yield right of way to pedestrian in crosswalk at 7:48 p.m. Monday following a traffic stop after police said they observed his vehicle fail to yield for a pedestrian in a crosswalk on Market Street.
The Police Blotter
Monday, May 5, 2014
0657Patrol responded for a violation of local ordinance on Leroy Street. Investigation continues.
0830Record check completed on a subject for employment with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
0847Record check completed on a subject for employment as a New York State Trooper.
0858Housing Authority record check completed on two subjects.
1222Reckless driving complaint on Leroy Street.
1354Equipment inspection completed for a subject.
1752Larceny complaint on Maple Street.
1551Property damage hit and run accident in the CPH parking lot.
1609Handicap parking permit issued to a subject.
1948Traffic stop on Main Street. Ticket issued.
2148Patrols responded to a duress alarm at Lawrence Avenue Apartments.
2215Received a harassment complaint. Investigation continues.
2307Received an attempt to locate complaint.
2324Patrol responded to a noise compliant on Main Street.