Last Update: 3:00 p.m., January 13, 2008
Allegedly Interfered with Arrest of Man
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
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
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.
River Teen Charged with Shoplifting at Mall
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
Teen Punched Hole in School Office Wall
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.
Man Accused of Pushing Girlfriend
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.
Accused of Punching Other, Breaking His Nose
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
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.
Mills Man Accused of Reckless Driving
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.
Faces Pot Charge After Noise Complaint
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.
Say Motorist Had Suspended License
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
He was also cited for failing to stop at a flashing red signal light at the
American Corner, according to police documents.
Man Facing Disorderly Conduct Charge
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
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
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
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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