A resident of the civil confinement facility for sexually violent predators at Bridgeview at the St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center, Ogdensburg, pleaded not guilty Thursday to a charge of second-degree harassment of a nurse there.
Little L. Roberts, 52, appeared in Ogdensburg City Court before Special Judge William R. Small, who adjourned the case to Nov. 23.
According to court records, Mr. Roberts made harassing remarks to the nurse in the Bridgeview dining room on Nov. 7.
Mr. Roberts was released to the psychiatric center and ordered to comply with a no harassment order of protection for the nurse. He will seek legal counsel from the St. Lawrence County Public Defender's Office.
In other cases before Judge Small on Thursday:
*Bryan M. Ashley, 49, of 209 Harrison Ave., Ogdensburg, pleaded not guilty to a Nov. 2 charge of reckless driving. His case was adjourned to Jan. 20 and he will ask the St. Lawrence County District Attorney's Office for a reduction of the charge.
*Braden M. Bush, 24, of 413 Main St., Ogdensburg, pleaded not guilty to an Oct. 13 charge of second-degree harassment. He allegedly hit a man. He was released on his own recognizance, his case was adjourned to Nov. 23 and he will seek legal representation from the public defender's office. He was also told to comply with a stay away order of protection for the man.
*Tyler W. Gemmill, 21, of 366 Tallman Road, Ogdensburg, was offered an adjournment in contemplation of dismissal of an Oct. 5 charge of unlawful possession of marijuana. His case was adjourned to Dec. 16.
*Zachary M. Main, 17, of Pickering St., Ogdensburg, pleaded not guilty to an Oct. 19 charge of unlawful possession of marijuana. He will request a reduction from the district's attorney office and his case was adjourned to Jan. 20.
*Randi L. Skidds, 23, of 219 Denny St., Ogdensburg, pleaded not guilty to Nov. 8 charges of disorderly conduct and amplified sound. Her case was adjourned to Nov. 23 and she will seek legal representation from the public defender's office. She was released to the supervision of probation and told to abide by a no harassment order of protection.
In court before Judge George E. Silver on Wednesday:
*Nathan L. Jones, 20, of 2322 Montgomery St., Ogdensburg, pleaded not guilty to Nov. 16 charges of second-degree harassment and endangering the welfare of a child, related to a woman and their 15-month-old son. He allegedly removed the child from a car seat and ran off with him.
Mr. Jones was adjourned to Nov. 30. He will seek legal counsel from the public defender's office.
*Richard D. Goolden, 28, of 819 1/2 New York Ave., Ogdensburg, pleaded not guilty to a charge of second-degree criminal contempt that allegedly occurred between Nov. 1 and Nov. 12. While incarcerated at St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility, Canton, he allegedly violated a court order of protection by telephoning and sending letters to a woman.
He was released to the supervision of probation and his case was adjourned to Nov. 23.
The order of protection stands. Ogdensburg attorney Mindy E. McDermott is representing him.