Northern New York Newspapers
Watertown
Ogdensburg
Massena-Potsdam
Lowville
Carthage
Malone
NNY Business
NNY Living
NNY Ads
Tue., Sep. 2
ADVERTISE SUBSCRIBE
Serving the communities of Jefferson, St. Lawrence and Lewis counties, New York
In print daily. Online always.
Related Stories

Harrisville teen placed on interim probation on sexual abuse charge

ARTICLE OPTIONS
A A
print this article
e-mail this article

LOWVILLE — A Harrisville teen has been placed on one-year interim probation after admitting to having inappropriate contact with a young girl.

Joshua K. VanWeort, 17, of 12942 Route 812, pleaded guilty Friday in Lewis County Court to first-degree sexual abuse and was put on interim probation.

He was accused of having inappropriate sexual contact with a girl under age 11 on Dec. 7 in the town of Diana.

Also in Lewis County Court on Friday:

Jeffrey P. Rocker, 45, of 3117 Canal St., Port Leyden, pleaded guilty to felony driving while intoxicated and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, also satisfying charges of consuming alcohol in a motor vehicle and insufficient turn signal. Sentencing is planned for September, but an exact date is still to be determined. He was stopped Feb. 15 on Canal Street in Port Leyden.

Francis T. Wadsworth, 41, of 7159 Murphy Road, Port Leyden, was sentenced to three years’ probation on a charge of endangering the welfare of a child, to which he pleaded guilty April 4. He was accused of giving marijuana to a minor Oct. 12 in the town of Lyonsdale.

Amy L. Deem, 26, of 425 Washington St., Watertown, was arraigned on a charge of petit larceny, to which she pleaded guilty. Sentencing was set for July 18. Ms. Deem was accused of stealing an unspecified amount of cash from Ronald Deem from Aug. 15 to 25 in the town of New Bremen.

Selena L. Cadorette, 31, Arlington Heights Apartments, Croghan, was arraigned on charges of fifth-degree criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance from an unsealed indictment. She pleaded innocent to the charges. In July 2012 she was accused of illegally selling amphetamine stimulants in the town of Croghan.

Joseph R. and Martina M. Downs, both 49 and of 7616 Park Ave., appeared on two counts each of fourth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and single counts of fourth- and fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Their cases were adjourned to May 30 for Mrs. Downs and June 6 for Mr. Downs. They were accused of selling dihydrocodeine with acetaminophen on two occasions apiece from June through August.

Brian A. Nagy, 24, of 3411 Pearl St., Port Leyden, had his case of third-degree burglary adjourned to May 30. Mr. Nagy was accused of unlawfully entering a building at Snow Ridge Ski Resort on Feb. 6 in the town of Turin.

Joseph G. Hutchins, 26, of 4211 Route 26, Turin, had his case of third-degree criminal mischief adjourned to May 30. He was accused of causing $291.48 worth of damage to a door, casings and locks owned by David Littleby on Nov. 26 in the town of West Turin.

Kinsey R. Schaefer, 30, of 7909 Route 26, Lowville, had her case of fifth-degree criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance adjourned to May 30. She was accused of selling Adderall in 2012 in the town of Lowville.

Edward K. Blanchard, 48, of 7584 S. State St., had his case of two counts apiece of third-degree criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance adjourned to June 6. He was accused of selling oxycodone on two occasions in August.

Amy S. Brodt, 30, of 7525 S. State St., had her case of two counts apiece of fourth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance adjourned to June 6. She was accused of selling buprenorphine on two occasions in July.

Connect with Us
WDT News FeedsWDT on FacebookWDT on TwitterWDT on InstagramWDT for iOS: iPad, iPhone, and iPod touchWDT for Android
Showcase of Homes
Showcase of Homes