BURGLARY - MASSENA - Village police picked up Melissa B. Wheeler, 26, of 500 County Route 8, Brushton, and William A. Beyers, 35, of 394 Hazen Road, North Lawrence, on arrest warrants at 10:10 p.m. Saturday after they were located in Malone by the Malone Police Department. They were charged with third-degree burglary, petit larceny and endangering the welfare of a child.
The couple allegedly walked out of the Massena Walmart without paying for a generator valued at $499 and a car cover valued at $69.96 at 6:20 p.m. June 1. The burglary count was charged since Wheeler and Beyers had previously been barred from being on Walmart property after previous incidents, so they allegedly illegally entered the building with the intent to commit the crime of petit larceny.
Wheeler and Beyers were transported back to Massena, arraigned Monday morning by Massena Village Justice Eric J. Gustafson and sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility with bail set at $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond.
HARASSMENT - MASSENA - Village police charged Allen Gardner, 38, of 86 Woodlawn Ave., Massena, with second-degree harassment and endangering the welfare of a child at 4:30 p.m. Saturday on Woodlawn Avenue. Police said Gardner allegedly struck his estranged wife, Danielle, in front of their 7-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son.
Ms. Gardner, in the statement she provided police, said she went to Mr. Gardners apartment to borrow his tattoo equipment so she could give her sister a tattoo. She said during her visit Mr. Gardner became suspicious that she wasnt going to be giving her sister the tattoo and started using abusive language and then grabbed her wrist and squeezed hard when she was on her cell phone. She said she responded by biting him on the wrist, and he released his hold and punched her on top of the head.
She said the argument continued when she left his apartment and he stopped her from driving out of his driveway, jumped on the hood of her Jeep and then reached through the drivers window and grabbed her keys, throwing them.
He was arraigned by Massena Village Justice Eric J. Gustafson and released after posting $250 bail.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT - MASSENA - Village police charged Zachary L. Day, 24, of 11 Circle Drive, Nicholville, with disorderly conduct at 8:04 p.m. Sunday following an investigation into a reported fight on Sycamore at Warren. Police said Day ran when they arrived on the scene of the alleged altercation and then acted in a tumultuous manner and refused to calm down when he was approached by police officers.
BENCH WARRANT - MASSENA - Village police picked up Heather B. Caskinette, 43, of 62 Center St., Massena, on a bench warrant at 10:28 p.m. Saturday. Police said they responded to an unrelated complaint on Spruce Street, spotted Caskinette and took her into custody on a warrant alleging she had failed to appear as directed on a case pending in Massena Village Court.
She was arraigned late Sunday morning by Massena Town Justice Gerald P. Sharlow and released on her own recognizance and directed to appear Tuesday in village court.
She had been charged with second-degree harassment in February stemming from an investigation into an incident on Oct. 14 when she allegedly struck Cathy A. Height in the center of her face twice with an open hand during a confrontation at the Delmar.
The bench warrant had been signed May 29 after Caskinette failed to make numerous scheduled court appearances on the harassment count.
AGGRAVATED DWI - MASSENA - Village police charged Mark C. Martin, 46, of 250 Andrews St., Massena, with aggravated driving while intoxicated following a traffic stop at 3:40 a.m. Saturday on Danforth Place. He was also ticketed for two counts of failure to signal. He reportedly had a blood alcohol content of 0.22 percent. A driving while intoxicated count (BAC of 0.08 percent of higher) is elevated to aggravated DWI when the BAC is 0.18 percent or higher.
DWI - MASSENA - Village police charged Nanette R. Convertini, 41, of 241 North Main St., Massena, with driving while intoxicated and ticketed her for making an unsafe start and speeding following a traffic stop at 2 a.m. Saturday on North Main Street. Her blood alcohol content was 0.15 percent, police said.
DWI - NORFOLK - Massena-based state police charged Raymond F. Carter, 57, of 9370 state Route 56, Massena, with driving while intoxicated after responding to a domestic dispute complaint at 8:12 p.m. Sunday from the town of Norfolk. Troopers said Carter was intoxicated when he drove from his residence to 45 Grantville Road, where the arrest was made. He reportedly had a blood alcohol content of 0.14 percent. Under state law, a BAC of 0.08 percent of higher is considered proof of intoxication.
PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENT - FORT COVINGTON - Malone-based state police investigated a one-vehicle property damage accident at 10:03 p.m. Sunday on state Route 37, near County Route 43, in the town of Fort Covington. Troopers said the vehicle was operated by Phillip J. Marlow, 64, of Massena.
DWI - PARISHVILLE - Canton-based state police charged Joseph P. Robar, 29, of Colton with driving while intoxicated - refusal to take a breath test and ticketed him for failure to keep right and for operation of an uninspected motor vehicle at 2:16 a.m. Sunday after they responded to a reported accident on the Pumpkin Hill Road in the town of Parishville. Troopers said the arrest was made at 61 Pumpkin Hill Road.
PROPERTY DAMAGE ACCIDENTS - CANTON - State police from around the region investigated a number of property damage accidents on Saturday. Among those:
George B. Shantie, 33, of Norfolk and John L. Wheeler, 57, of Potsdam were involved in a two-vehicle collision at 9:37 a.m. on River Road, near Stark Road, in the town of Norfolk.
Chantel M. Johnston, 24, of Canton at 9:30 p.m. on County Route 27, near Barnes Road, in the town of Canton.
AGGRAVATED DWI - POTSDAM - Village police charged Angela A. Brewer, 24, of Massena with aggravated driving while intoxicated and ticketed her for operation of an uninspected motor vehicle at 2:44 a.m. Sunday on Lawrence Avenue when patrols were responding to a reported verbal fight in a parking lot at Debra Drive. As patrols were approaching the scene, Brewer left in her vehicle. Patrols stopped her vehicle and found her to be intoxicated. She reportedly had a blood alcohol content of 0.19 percent. A DWI charge is elevated to an aggravated DWI when the blood alcohol content is 0.18 percent or higher.
INADEQUATE EXHAUST - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Travis L. Patterson, 27, of Potsdam for operation of a vehicle with an inadequate exhaust at 3:18 p.m. Sunday following a traffic stop on Elm Street.
AGGRAVATED UNLICENSED OPERATION - POTSDAM - Village police charged Jennifer L. Parker, 44, of St. Regis Falls with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and ticketed her for failure to keep right at 8:52 p.m. Sunday following a traffic stop on Elm Street.
DWI - POTSDAM - Village police charged Krystal M. Sharpe, 24, of Potsdam with driving while intoxicated and ticketed her for making an illegal U-turn at 3:14 a.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on Market Street. Sharpe reportedly had a blood alcohol content of 0.16 percent, double the 0.08 threshold for a DWI charge.
SPEEDING - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Kay E. Blackmer, 61, of Colton for speed in zone (47/30) at 12:13 p.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on Clarkson Avenue.
SPEEDING - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Ashley J. White, 19, of Oswegatchie for speed in zone (44/30) at 2:23 p.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on Leroy Street.
NO SEATBELT - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Naimish P. Sardesai, 34, of Potsdam for no seatbelt - driver at 2:42 p.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on Market Street.
CELL PHONE - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Melody L. Reed, 27, of Norwood for driving while using a mobile phone at 8:32 p.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on Market Street.
INADEQUATE BRAKE LAMPS - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Claudia A. Fantone, 57, of Norwood for operation of a vehicle with inadequate brake lamps at 9:24 p.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on Market Street.
ILLEGAL WINDOW TINT - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Adam P. Stone, 21, of Norwood for operation of a vehicle with illegal window tint at 11 p.m. Saturday following a traffic stop on Market Street.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT - POTSDAM - Village police charged Zachary L. Merrick, 26, of Prince George, Va., with disorderly conduct and criminal possession of a controlled substance at 2:20 a.m. Friday on Market Street after patrols received a complaint of a disorderly subject.
AGGRAVATED UNLICENSED OPERATION - POTSDAM - Village police charged Timothy E. McGregor, 29, of West Stockholm with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operator of a motor vehicle at 7:21 p.m. Friday following a traffic stop on May Road.
PROHIBITED SALE - POTSDAM - Village police charged Roy K. Gilmour, 22, of Hammond with prohibited sale of an alcoholic beverage at 7:26 p.m. Friday at Village Wine and Liquor. Police said Gilmour sold alcohol to a person less than 21 years of age. This arrest was a result of a joint investigation with the New York State Police.
AGGRAVATED UNLICENSED OPERATION - POTSDAM - Village police charged Wendy D. McGregor, 30, of Potsdam with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle at 9:01 p.m. Friday following a traffic stop on Market Street.
INADEQUATE HEADLIGHTS - POTSDAM - Village police ticketed Alexander W. Harcourt, 17, of Colton for operation of a vehicle with inadequate headlights at 11:33 p.m. Friday following a traffic stop on Market Street.