99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR MONDAY, 3/23/09
CANTON MAN JAILED ON FELONY COUNT AFTER SUNDAY NIGHT BREAK-IN--Village Police say 35-year-old Mark Martin allegedly entered the residence of a former girlfriend on Main Street during the 9:00 hour last night. Martin was charged with Felony Second Degree Burglary, a misdemeanor criminal mischief count, and two harassment violations. He was arraigned before Pierrepont Town Justice Robert Camp and sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility on 5-thousand dollars cash bail or 10-thousand dollars bail bond.
TAX ACTIVISTS WANT MEETING WITH POTSDAM TOWN COUNCIL--Bruce Konkoski, President of the Potsdam Taxpayer's Association told 99 News Sunday it wants an open, public meeting in May with the Council to discuss differences of opinion and clear up issues regarding assessment and allegations of misrepresentation on the part of the group. Konkoski says the latest beef the Association has with the Town is reports of assessors going onto people's properties without identification. Konkoski says 'even the meter reader has a badge'.
NORFOLK BAD CHECK CASE BRINGS 20 FELONY COUNTS--State Police say 43-year-old David Mc.Gregor of Norfolk allegedly stole checks from an elderly couple and forged himself about 15-thousand dollars worth. Mc.Gregor had been hired by the couple to do carpentry work. Mc.Gregor was charged Friday with twenty counts of Second Degree Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument, arraigned before a Massena Village Justice, and jailed on 5-thousand dollars cash bail or 10-thousand dollars bail bond. The Courier-Observer says the victims learned about the scam after they got a notice from their bank theie account was overdrawn, soon after a large deposit.