Press-Republican

February 12, 2014

Police Log: Feb. 12, 2014


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FELONY ARRESTS

SARANAC LAKE — A Lake Placid man was charged recently with grand larceny.

Vadim Cretu, 25, was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, a felony; third-degree criminal mischief, a felony, and second-degree harassment, a violation, Saranac Lake Village Police said in a news release.

He was arraigned in Harrietstown Town Court and released into the supervision of probation after an order or protection was issued, police said in the release.

SARANAC LAKE — A Massena woman was charged within the last week with attempted assault.

Jessica L. Boice, 25, was charged with second-degree attempted assault, a felony; second-degree obstructing governmental administration, a misdemeanor; resisting arrest, a misdemeanor, and disorderly conduct, a violation, Saranac Lake Village Police said in a news release.

Boice was arraigned in Harrietstown Town Court and was sent to Franklin County Jail in lieu of $1,500 cash or $3,000 bond, police said.

SARANAC LAKE — A Norfolk, N.Y. woman was charged with attempted assault recently.

Janelle E. Mossow, 26, was charged with second-degree attempted assault, a felony; second-degree obstructing governmental administration, a misdemeanor; resisting arrest, a misdemeanor, and disorderly conduct, a violation, Saranac Lake Village Police said in a news release.

She was arraigned in Harrietstown Town Court and was sent to Franklin County Jail in lieu of $1,500 cash or $3,000 bond, police said.

PLATTSBURGH — An Altona man was charged with two felonies Jan. 1. 

Christiansen T. Page, 20, allegedly drove to the residence of a family member and struck the first victim on the left side of his face, according to State Police. 

Page allegedly made a second effort to fight with the first victim about two hours later. The second victim, a family member, confronted the two vehicles that drove up and was subsequently struck in the head multiple times with a chair dowel with nails, police said. 

Page was arrested and charged with third-degree assault for punching the first victim, a misdemeanor. He was also charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a misdemeanor, and second-degree strangulation and second-degree assault, both felonies.

He was arraigned in Plattsburgh Town Court and was released on the pre-trial release program. He was to reappear in court Jan. 7. 

The two injured victims were treated and released. 

MALONE — Two Rouses Point men and a Plattsburgh man were charged with felony grand larceny December, 2013. 

Michael T. Hart, 20, and Alexander B. Chefan, 25, both of Rouses Point, and Seth J. Kelly, 26, of Plattsburgh, allegedly stole multiple electronic items from Wal-Mart Dec. 16, including two computers, a printer ink cartridge, car speakers and video games, according to State Police. 

Police said the men involved in the $1,200 theft remained unidentified until Dec. 23 when they returned to the store and the Loss Prevention department contacted police.

Hart was found to be in possession of a tool used to disable the alarm system on the computers, police said. 

They were each charged with one count of fourth-degree grand larceny, a felony, for their alleged involvement on Dec. 16, and one count of fifth-degree conspiracy, a misdemeanor, for their intent to steal on Dec. 23. 

Hart was also charged with possession of a burglar tool, a misdemeanor. 

They were all arraigned in Town of Malone Court. Chefan and Kelly were released to the supervision of the Franklin County Probation Department, to return to court Jan. 7.

Hart was remanded to Franklin County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond, to return to court Jan. 7.

AUSABLE — A Keeseville woman was charged with felony criminal mischief Dec. 29, 2013. 

Melanie A. Boule, 42, allegedly intentionally and repeatedly threw water out of her apartment at 61 Liberty Street onto the carpet in the hallway of the apartment building, causing damage to the ceiling, according to State Police. 

The damage done to the landlord’s home was approximately $1,400, police said.

Boule was charged with third-degree criminal mischief, a felony. 

She was arraigned in Town of AuSable Court and remanded to Clinton County Jail in lieu of $1,500 cash or $3,000 bond. She was to reappear in court Jan. 3. 

MORIAH — A Port Henry man was charged with felony criminal contempt in relation to a domestic dispute Dec. 27, 2013. 

Shabtie B. Logan, 27, allegedly barged into an apartment and banged on the door of the bedroom into which the victim had locked herself in, causing damage to the door, according to State Police. 

Logan grabbed the victim’s cordless phone and cell phone so she couldn’t call police and left the residence, police said. 

Logan was charged with two counts of fourth-degree criminal mischief, petit larceny, and second-degree criminal trespassing, all misdemeanors. He was also charged with first-degree criminal contempt, with a prior conviction, a felony. 

He was arraigned in Town of Moriah Court and remanded to Essex County Jail in lieu of $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond. He was to return to court Dec. 30. 

PLATTSBURGH — An Altona man was charged with felony criminal contempt Oct. 9, 2013. 

Adam F. Daniels, 23, allegedly violated an order of protection by entering the residence of the victim on Locust Drive, according to State Police. 

Daniels was charged with first-degree criminal contempt with a prior conviction, a felony, police said.

He was arraigned at Plattsburgh Town Court and was put on pre-trial release. Daniels was to reappear in court Jan. 7. 

PERSONAL-INJURY ACCIDENT

MOIRA — A North Bangor woman was injured in a two-car accident Dec. 20, 2013. 

At about 9:06 p.m., Alyssa L. Lucey, 17, was traveling west on Route 11 when she failed to observe a second vehicle, which was parked and unoccupied on the north shoulder of the road, according to State Police.

Lucey struck the second vehicle and was transported to Alice Hyde Medical Center where she was treated for a sprained ankle, police said.

She was ticketed for failure to use designated lane. 

FIRE

PERU — Clinton County Dispatch reported a structure fire at 2645 Route 22 in the Peru Fire District Tuesday night.

At about 8:30 p.m., Keeseville, South Plattsburgh, Morrisonville and AuSable Forks fire departments were called in to provide mutual aid for the Peru Fire Department.

The dispatch reported that the residence had been evacuated and that Clinton County Fire Investigators were needed. 

No further information was available Tuesday.

—By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg and Contributing Writer Amy Heggen