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Friday Sep 25 | via Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal
A St. Lawrence County grand jury on Thursday charged two Ogdensburg men with possessing heroin following a March strong-arm robbery. Eric S. LaLonde, 30, of 720 Main St., and Matthew A. Grennon, 22, of 901 Caroline St., are each charged with a count of second-degree robbery, second-degree criminal use of drug paraphernalia and third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Comment?
Thursday Sep 24 | via Watertown Daily Times
Three SUNY Canton students charged with the gang assault of a pizza delivery man early Thursday have been suspended from the college. Canton Village Police charged Edward S. Garcia, 19, of the Bronx, Derek L. Castillo, 18, of Manhattan, and Arcenio Vazquez, 18, of the Bronx, each with a count of second-degree robbery and second-degree gang assault, both felonies. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 23 | via Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal
A tearful mother at Wednesday night's community drug forum in Massena shared the pain of addiction with a crowd of approximately 200 people Wednesday night at the Massena Community Center. She said her 23-year-old son is a heroin addict, and he has been crying out for help to battle his addiction for the past three months. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 23 | via North County Public Radio
Oral "Nick" Hillary is out of jail on $200,000 bail after he was arrested Monday night for allegedly violating an order of protection. The former Clarkson soccer coach is facing murder charges in the 2011 death of 12-year-old Garrett Phillips in Potsdam. Comment?
Friday Sep 18 | via North Country Now
Acclaimed author and youth advocate Wes Moore will speak at Clarkson University on Sunday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m. in Cheel Arena. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 15 | via Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal
Massena-based state police charged a 12-year-old male and an 11-year-old male, both from Potsdam with third-degree burglary and criminal mischief after they allegedly broke in to a seasonal residence owned by David P. Kugler on the Old Market Road in the town of Stockholm. The juveniles reportedly damaged two doors at the camp. Comment?
Monday Sep 14 | via North Country Now
The Potsdam police officer who shot and killed a man found stabbing a woman to death Thursday is on leave while the investigation continues, according to village police. Patrolman Matthew Seymour shot his Glock 21 .45 caliber pistol four times after Tian Ma, 31, a Clarkson University graduate student from China, refused to drop his knife and threatened the officer, police said. Comment?
Saturday Sep 12 | via Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal
A village police officer has been placed on administrative leave following the fatal shooting of a Clarkson Graduate Student after the student was found stabbing a classmate in his apartment. When officers Matthew A. Seymour and Clinton Perrigo arrived at 401 Swan St. in the Swan Landing Apartments at 2:45 p.m. Thursday in response to a report of a domestic assault, they found 31-year-old Tian Ma on top of 25-year-old Yazhen Jiang, stabbing her and himself. Comment?
Friday Sep 11 | via Watertown Daily Times
A village police officer has been placed on administrative leave following the fatal shooting of a Clarkson graduate student after he was found stabbing a classmate in his apartment. When officers Matthew A. Seymour and Clinton Perrigo arrived at 401 Swan St. in the Swan Landing Apartments at 2:45 p.m. Thursday in response to a report of a domestic assault, they found 31-year-old Ma Tian on top of 25-year-old Jiang Yazhen, stabbing her and himself. Comment?
Friday Sep 11 | via North County Public Radio
Police tape shrouds the scene in the Swan Landing apartment complex where the incident claimed the lives of two Clarkson students. Photo: Dale Hobson St. Lawrence County district attorney Mary Rain has identified the Clarkson University student who was stabbed to death Thursday in Potsdam as 25 year-old Yazhen Jiang of China. Comment?
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