Last Update: 3:00 p.m., January 13, 2008

Woman Allegedly Interfered with Arrest of Man

WATERTOWN    Amber M. Come, 19, of 236 Flower Ave. E., was charged by Watertown police at 11:30 p.m. Saturday with second-degree obstruction of governmental administration.

Police said she intentionally attempted to prevent the arrest of Austin L. Ball, 23, of 35555 County Route 46, Theresa, by repeatedly telling officers that Mr. Ball was her brother, Raymond M. Come, during questioning at her residence. 

Mr. Ball was arrested on a violation of parole warrant and turned over to Jefferson County sheriff's deputies.

Ms. Come is summoned to appear in City Court on Jan. 23.


Black River Teen Charged with Shoplifting at Mall

WATERTOWN    A Black River teen was charged with petit larceny and unlawful possession of marijuana in an alleged shoplifting incident Friday afternoon at the Salmon Run Mall, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department.

Joseph W. Monaghan, 18, of 27634 Route 283, Lot 15, is accused of stealing a wiring harness adapter valued at $19.99 from Best Buy, deputies said. After being arrested, deputies allegedly found a small quantity of marijuana in his right front pocket. He is to answer the charges in town of Watertown Court on Feb. 7.


Deputies: Teen Punched Hole in School Office Wall

PHILADELPHIA    Keith M. Carman, 16, of 5 Sand St., was charged on Wednesday with fourth-degree criminal mischief and ordered to appear in Philadelphia Town Court on Jan. 16, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department.

He is accused of punching a hole in the main office of Indian River High School on Jan. 4 while being disciplined on another matter, deputies said. He allegedly caused $169 worth of damage, according to police documents. 


   


Watertown Man Accused of Pushing Girlfriend

WATERTOWN    Watertown police arrested Detrick L. Judkins, 30, of 537 Mill St., Apt. B, Friday night on a warrant charging second-degree harassment.

It is alleged he intentionally caused harm to his live-in girlfriend, Leah D. Frye, at about 1:40 a.m. Dec. 22 when he pushed her to the floor, held her down, put a pillow over her head and verbally abused her during a domestic incident in the bathroom of their apartment, according to police documents.

He was being held at the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building pending arraignment Saturday morning in town of Watertown Court.


Man Accused of Punching Other, Breaking His Nose

WATERTOWN    Damon A. Kurnik, 34, of 19289 Cady Rd., Adams Center, turned himself into Watertown police at 5:08 p.m. Friday at the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building.

He was charged with third-degree assault for allegedly punching Joseph M. Cousins, Jr., 513 Olive St., Apt 2, in the face, breaking his nose, at about 5:00 a.m. on Jan. 1 at 515 Olive St., police said.

He is summoned to answer the charge in City Court on Jan. 23.


Evans Mills Man Accused of Reckless Driving

WATERTOWN    Andrew G. Smith, 23, of 31285 Gardnerville Rd., Apt. 2, Evans Mills, was charged by Watertown police at 11:32 p.m. Friday on Public Square with second-degree reckless endangerment, reckless driving and tailgating. 

Police said he was driving erratically at about 10:32 p.m. in the 1200 block of Academy Street and intentionally ran a 1985 Ford Bronco into the back of a 2007 Chevy Cobalt operated by Katelyn E. Jones, 1620 Huntington St.

He was being held at the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building on $250 bail pending arraignment Saturday morning in town of Watertown Court.


Teen Faces Pot Charge After Noise Complaint

WATERTOWN    Timothy C. Roberts Jr., 16, of 924 Riggs Ave., was cited by Watertown police at 1:43 a.m. Saturday with unlawful possession of marijuana.

Police said they responded to a noise complaint at 1620 Huntington St., Apt. Q7, and allegedly found Mr. Roberts in possession of a marijuana smoking device containing the drug. He is summoned to appear in City Court on Jan. 30.


Police Say Motorist Had Suspended License

WATERTOWN    Elvin L. Turner, 39, of 395 Gaffney Dr., Apt. 4, was charged by Watertown police at 2:53 a.m. Saturday in the 100 block of Arsenal Street with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Police said his license was suspended on July 13 for failure to answer a summons in town of Watertown Court.

He was also cited for failing to stop at a flashing red signal light at the American Corner, according to police documents.


   


City Man Facing Disorderly Conduct Charge

WATERTOWN    Robert R. Spaulding Jr., 29, of 432 Meade St., upper apartment, was cited at 4:07 a.m. Friday in the 500 Factory Street for an open container of alcohol in public and unlawful possession of marijuana.

According to police documents, "While in custody, Spaulding reported that he wished to harm himself so he was transported to Samaritan Medical Center for a mental health evaluation. Then Spaulding became violent with staff and was placed back in police custody."

He was additionally charged with disorderly conduct for yelling and charging at SMC staff, police said. He is being held at the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building on $100 bail pending arraignment Friday morning in City Court.


Man Accused of Violating Order of Protection

WATERTOWN    Jeremy C. Graves, 38, of 1730 Huntington St., was arrested Thursday evening by Watertown police charges on charges of second-degree criminal contempt and second-degree criminal trespass.

He was being held in the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building pending arraignment Friday morning in City Court.

Police allege that at about 7:48 p.m. Thursday he violated a City Court order of protection by entering the home of Diane A. Graves, 432 S. Meadow St.


Man, Woman Accused of Hitting Man

WATERTOWN    A man and woman were arrested Thursday evening on warrants charging each of them with second-degree harassment.

Gordon M. Sweet, 46, of 615 Bronson St., is accused of punching Cory M. Walters, 31 in the face causing him to be knocked backward to the ground at about 12:00 a.m. on Dec. 14 at 730 Mill St., police said.

Brenda L. Delgado, 32, same address, allegedly slapped Mr. Walters in the face twice during the same incident, they said.

Both were being held at the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building pending arraignment Friday morning in City Court.


Troopers: Drum Man Stole Items from Apartment

CARTHAGE    Giovanni A. Bello, 25, Fort Drum, was jailed Wednesday after being arrested by state police on a charge of second-degree burglary.

He is accused of stealing frozen foods, dry goods and various household items on Nov. 4. from 733 Alexandria St., Apt. 4, that was being vacated by Sarah E. Niger, troopers said.

With bail set at $5,000 by Village Justice S. Lucille Shettleton, he was being held Thursday in the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building, Watertown.


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