99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR MONDAY, MAY 4TH, 2009
TEENS STEAL VEHICLE FROM MASSENA, CAUGHT IN GOUVERNEUR--Village Police in Massena say two 15-year-old male residents of the Rose Hill substance abuse treatment facility swiped a vehicle from the parking lot of the Ponderosa at Route 37 and Main Street about 10 Saturday night. They were caught with the vehicle by State Police near Gouverneur. Both teens were charged with Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle and with running away; their cases were petitioned to Family Court.
CANTON RESTAURANTEUR BUSTED IN COCAINE STING--The St. Lawrence County Drug Task Force says 25-year-old Ainsley Edwards, the owner of "Leonie's Jamaican Cuisine" on Miner Street was arrested on a count of Felony Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance, after a deal at the restaurant. A search warrant was executed at the residence of 25-year-old Rafael Santos of Waddington; 12 ounces of cocaine was seized. Santos was also arrested on a felony sale count. Both were arraigned and jailed on high bail. 17 ounces of cocaine was seized with an estimated street value of about 45-thousand dollars.
BOGUS ROBBERY CLAIM AFTER CRASH BRINGS FELONY ARREST, JAIL FOR HARRISVILLE MAN--State Police arrested 37-year-old James Deamer of Fullerville Road Sunday on a Felony DWI charge, after he allegedly called 911 to report a robbery when he actually drove drunk off County Route 23 in Edwards. Deamer was arraigned and jailed on 5-thousand dollars bail.
ANIMAL SHELTERS FILLED WITH AGGRESSIVE, LARGE DOGS--Potsdam Animal Shelter Interim Director Ann Smith says many people get dogs they think they can handle, but cannot...like pit bull terriers and other large, potentially-aggressive breeds. Smith says a lot of the problem is with younger males getting the aggressive dogs to look tough to others.