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Watertown Woman Accused of Punching Boyfriend, Threatening Him with Knife

WATERTOWN, N.Y.    Renee E. Gokey, 38, of 235 Central St., was charged by Watertown police at 10:07 a.m. Tuesday with second-degree menacing, third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, second-degree harassment, first-degree unlawful imprisonment and resisting arrest.

Police alleged she punched her boyfriend, Robert C. Rennie, 38, same address, in the back of the head, tackled him, pointed a large bowie knife and stated "I will kill you before you leave" during an incident in their home. She then pulled away and struggled with officers who were attempting to handcuff her, they said.

According to a report, she was previously convicted of resisting arrest on May 26, 1988, in Carthage Village Court.

She awaits prosecution in City Court. 

Police: Man Lied About Name, Kicked Officer

WATERTOWN, N.Y.    Ramsey K. Towles, 19, of 29790 Route 3, Black River, was charged by Watertown police at 11:56 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of State Street with second-degree harassment, false personation and resisting arrest.

Mr. Towles allegedly identified himself to police as Gus Webster during an investigation, police said. He is also accused of kicking patrolman Shane M. Ryan and struggling with officers while be arrested, they said.

He was being held on $500 police bail at the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building pending arraignment Wednesday morning in City Court. 


Black River Woman Allegedly Damaged Window

BLACK RIVER, N.Y.    Jefferson County sheriff's deputies on Tuesday charged Stacy S. Keith, 35, of 29822 Route 43, Sandy Pines Trailer Park Lot 25, with fourth-degree criminal mischief.

Deputies said she damaged a window belonging to Crystal N. Schneider during a domestic incident at about 8:15 p.m. Monday. 

She is to answer the charge in Rutland Town Court.

Antwerp Man Accused of Striking, Threatening Wife

PHILADELPHIA, N.Y.    Jerry W. Jones, 30, of 22747 Carpenter Rd., Antwerp, was charged Monday evening with second-degree counts of aggravated harassment and harassment, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department.

It is alleged he struck his wife, Linda M. Jones, several times in the face and ribs at about 11 p.m. Oct. 26, and made a threatening telephone call at 7:57 p.m. Nov. 2, according to court documents.

He was arraigned before Antwerp Town Justice Donald F. Hull and released. He is to answer the charges in Philadelphia Town Court.


Police Say Woman Did Not Have Permit for Gun 

WATERTOWN, N.Y.    Judy A. Jackson, 52, of 130 Court St., Apt. 704, was charged at 8:18 p.m. Tuesday with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon.

Watertown police said he possessed a Taurus .38-caliber special revolver in her apartment on Oct. 28 without having a valid New York state pistol permit.

She is to answer the charge Nov. 17 in City Court.

Watertown Man Accused of Failing to Pay for Gas

WATERTOWN, N.Y.    A city man is accused of driving away from Stewart's Shop, 229 N. Massey St., without paying $43 worth of gas he pumped at about 9:40 p.m. Oct. 31, according to Watertown police.

Rashad L. Wilson, 22, of 1203 Faichney Dr., Apt. 8, was charged Tuesday night with petit larceny, and is summoned to appear Nov. 23 in City Court.

Man Charged with Punching Out Window

WATERTOWN, N.Y.    Richard D. Wagar, 29, of 126 Winslow St., Apt. 3, was charged Tuesday night with fourth-degree criminal mischief.

Watertown police allege Mr. Wagar punched out a window at Northern Health Care Linen Service, 135 Union St., at about 10:15 p.m. Oct. 23 causing $75 in damage.

He is summoned to appear Nov. 18 in City Court.


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