99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR WEDNESDAY, 12/31/08
MORE DETAILS ON BRASHER ASSAULT CASE--State Police Investigators say a male in his early 20's was hurt, but declined immediate medical attention after four men armed with baseball bats entered his residence on County Route 53 in Brasher late last week. No further details are being released, Massena BCI says it would compromise their probe.
THREE-VEHICLE COLLISION IN CANTON BRINGS INJURY, TICKET--Village Police say 17-year-old Michael Diehrberg of Canton was turning a pick-up from West Main Street onto Old Dekalb Road about 2:30pm yesterday when he entered the path of an east-bound car heading toward downtown driven by 49-year-old Bette Orolgio of Norwood. The impact sent the Orolgio vehicle into a second pick-up, on Old Dekalb Road driven by 28-year-old Michael Boylan of Ogdensburg. Orolgio was transported to Canton-Potsdam Hospital by Canton Rescue for treatment of a leg injury; the other two drivers were not as seriously hurt. Diehrberg was ticketed for failure to yield the right-of-way.
UTICA-AREA MAN WANTED IN MASSENA PICKED UP IN ONEIDA COUNTY--Massena Police say 21-year-old Michael Smithling of Oriskany was picked up by Oneida County Sheriff's Deputies lastr night on a warrant for Falsely Reporting an Incident. Further details were unavailable; Smithling was held in the police cell pending arraignment.
TWO LOCAL TEENS ARRESTED FOR JEFFERSON COUNTY BURGLARY--State Police say 18-year-old Andrew Nolan of Ogdensburg and 16-year-old Jeremy Davis of Hammond were arrested on felony counts of Third Degree Burglary Monday in connection with a December 6th break-in at Crossroads Grocery in Redwood. The pair allegedly stole tobacco and took off in a waiting vehicle about 4 in the morning. Both teens were arraigned before a town justice; Nolan was jailed at the Metro-Jefferson Correctional Facility in Watertown on 75-hundred dollars bail and Davis was released on 500 dollars bail.
MALTESE SHIP CLOSES SEAWAY FOR 2008--The 606-foot long, 76-foot wide Seneca based in Malta was the last ship to go through the St. Lawrence Seaway before closing of the shipping season. Seneca was in ballast carrying no cargo; it passed through Eisenhower Lock at Massena about 1:45 Monday afternoon, and St. Lambert Lock at Montreal about midnight.
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