99 NEWS FOR MONDAY, 6/13/11
NO BAIL FOR NORWOOD MAN CONNECTED WITH STOLEN, FORGED CHECK--Sheriff's Deputies arrested 45-year-old Jon Sawyer Sunday after he allegedly passed a forged check at a deli in Massena. The check was found to have been stolen from a location in Stockholm. Sawyer was chrged with felony counts of forgery and possessing a forged instrument and arraigned before Justice James Crandall. Deputies say the incident is still very much under investigation and more charges are likely.
FELONY ASSAULT IN HERMON--Sheriff's Deputies picked up 21-year-old Matthew Foote early Sunday, after he allegedly broke another man's jaw in a fight on Main Street. Foote was arraigned and released to probation until a future court date.
GOUVERNEUR WOMAN ARRESTED FRIDAY FOR DOMESTIC DISPUTE, ARRESTED AGAIN SATURDAY ON VEHICLE COUNTS--26-year-old Katie Riley was allegedly driving a vehicle with a suspended license, and without the owner's permission. Riley was arraigned and released to probation. Riley was charged by Sheriff's Deputies with Aggravated DWI and other counts after she was allegedly involved in a domestic dispute in a vehicle at the intersection of Routes 11 and 310 in Canton. She allegedly fled the scene on foot and was caught in the village. The second arrest came abouit 15 hours after the first. Riley is reportedly with child.
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION IMPORTANT IDENTIFIER IN HISTORY, RESEARCHER SAYS--The Potsdam First Presbyterian Church celebrated its bicentennial over the weekend. Ruth Kreuzer, a congregation member who did much of the work putting together an exhibit at the Potsdam Public Museum and a public presentation on Bayside Cemetery, told us church membership was more than worship in 1811...it was a survival network for the early settlers. Kreuzer says the Presbyterian congregation in Potsdam is unique because many of the prominent people in local education have been members.