99 NEWS FOR WEDNESDAY, 8/4/10
WILD NIGHT FOR POLICE IN NORWOOD, 5 ARRESTS MADE--Village Police responded to a harassment complaint on Spring Street last night; the two male suspects were found at the boat launch and arrested. The two allegedly became combative and tried to smash the windows on the patrol car. At the police station, several people showed up attempting to stop the arrest of the other two; a female suspect allegedly let one male out of the patrol car allowing him to escape. Sheriff's Deputies and State Troopers were called in to assist. The most seriously charged were Anthony Morrill, CJ Murcray and Kenneth Labaff. No ages or addresses were listed for any of the five. Morrill, Labaff and Murcray were arraigned before Potsdam Town Justice Jim Mason and committed to county jail on a thousand dollars cash bail or 2-thousand dollars bail bond.
RAZOR BLADES, MARIJUANA SEIZED FROM PRISON INMATE--Kendall Nicholson, a New York City man convicted of assaulting corrections officers was found to allegedly possess the contraband while being processed at the St.Lawrence County Correctional Facility after a court appearance. The Courier-Observer says the items were found in latex allegedly secreted in Nicholson's buttocks.
STAPLES RE-ELECTED COUNTY IDA CHAIR--Brian Staples, a Canton CPA was re-elected by the Board of the St.Lawrence County Industrial Development Agency Tuesday to serve another year as Chair. Ernie Labaff of Potsdam, a longtime IDA board member will serve as Vice-Chair. The agency develops funding packages for prospective job generators and helps attract and site them.
ST.LAWRENCE LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE HAS SEATS OPEN--The Institute is a nine-month leadership training and issues education program that runs from September through June with once-monthly class sessions. Many of the movers and shakers in the county are graduates. For more information, call the St.Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce at 386-4000 or get on the web site http://www.slli.org
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