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October 29, 2012

Police Log: Oct. 29, 2012 — Felony arrest

WILLSBORO — A Moriah man was arrested Saturday in connection with a domestic dispute. 

According to State Police in Lewis, an adult female reported that Josiah D. McKiernan, 25, placed both of his hands around her throat at a residence on Main Street in Willsboro. 

When officers arrived at the scene, they found that numerous items within the residence had been broken.

McKiernan was taken into custody at 6:10 p.m. and charged with criminal obstruction of breathing, a misdemeanor, and third-degree criminal mischief, a felony. 

He was arraigned in Elizabethtown Court before Justice Frisbee and remanded to Essex County Jail for lack of $1,500 cash bail. 

No further information was available. 

— Compiled by Staff Writer Ashleigh Livingston

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