Carthage man accused of kicking deputy sheriff, Lowville police officer

LOWVILLE, NY — Donald L. LaFlesh, 50, Carthage, was charged by Lowville police at 9:15 p.m. Thursday, May 16, with second-degree harassment and resisting arrest.

“While Lowville police patrols were investigating a disturbance complaint, Mr. LaFlesh became aggressive and combative,” police said. He is accused of shoving a village police officer.

“It is further alleged that while officers were taking Mr. LaFlesh into custody, he kicked the same village police officer and also kicked a Lewis County deputy sheriff,” police wrote.

He was arraigned before Lowville Village Judge Scordo and sent to the Lewis County jail with bail set at $750 cash.