LAFARGEVILLE — State police charged James V. Orvis, 44, address not given, with third-degree assault in connection with a domestic incident at his residence.
Police said Mr. Orvis punched an unnamed woman during an incident at 12:30 a.m. Saturday.
The victim of the attack went to River Hospital, Alexandria Bay, where she was treated for a fractured nose, a lump on the forehead and multiple bruises. While at the hospital, staff called police to report the injuries.
Charged at his residence at 5:28 a.m., Mr. Orvis was released on his own recognizance. He is to appear in Orleans Town Court.