Watertown man accused of menacing two men

WATERTOWN, NY —  Marcus Leandry, 48, of 73 Public Square, Apt. 2, Watertown, and was charged by Watertown police at 1:14 a.m. Monday, May 11, at 629 Lansing St. with two counts of first-degree menacing, a felony, two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a felony, and a single violation of second-degree harassment.

Mr. Leandry is accused of pointing an imitation pistol at Terry Sprague Jr. and Trevor Jones and threatened to shoot them at about 12:11 a.m. Monday at 629 Lansing St., according to court documents.

He is also accused of pointing a sword at both men and threatened to stab them during the same incident, police said. Additionally, Leandry allegedly struck Mr. Sprague in the back of his head, police said.

Leandry was previously convicted of second-degree menacing on Aug. 13, 2012, in Carthage Village Court, according to court documents.

He was being held pending arraignment Monday morning in court.