POTSDAM — Lawrence J. Dame, 47, Plattsburgh, was charged by village police with unlawful imprisonment, attempted criminal mischief, second-degree harassment and unlawful possession of marijuana Saturday evening.
Police said they responded to a call from Canton-Potsdam Hospital Rehabilitation Center for a person being out of control and trying to damage property.
Police said Mr. Dame was confronted by a counselor about having marijuana in the facility. They said he prevented the woman from leaving the room and tried to physically restrain her.
He is being held at St. Lawrence County jail, Canton, on $10,000 bail and is scheduled to appear in Village Court.