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Recent Crime News
Wednesday | via Watertown Daily Times
An Ogdensburg teen was jailed Wednesday for alleged death threats on Facebook and causing a school lockdown for more than an hour in the city. Troopers allege Mr. McGaw made multiple threats of physical harm to an 18-year-old male in addition to referencing death in a post on a social media site. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 16 | via North Country Now
Ogdensburg police have charged three men with robbery and burglary in an alleged home invasion by men wearing ski masks. At about 4:45 Monday afternoon, the Ogdensburg Police Department received a report that three men, wearing ski masks and dark clothing, had illegally entered a residence at 822 New York Ave. in a robbery attempt. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 16 | via Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal
Police are looking for more suspects after three city men allegedly attempted to rob a family while they were at home Monday. Cody L.G. Garcia, 21, of 356 Belmont Courts, Dustin S. Bennett, 27, of 455 Belmont Courts, and Joseph F. Law, 25, of 706 Mansion Avenue were each charged with second-degree attempted robbery, second-degree burglary, fourth-degree conspiracy, and three counts of endangering the welfare of a child Monday. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 10 | via Watertown Daily Times
A Rochester man has been charged with criminally negligent homicide after being accused of assaulting a fellow St. Lawrence County Psychiatric Center patient who later died as a result of his injuries. Jose D. Miranda, 64, a patient of the Rochester Psychiatric Center, 1111 Elmwood Ave, was arrested Tuesday by detectives on a sealed St. Lawrence County Court indictment, according to a news release from Ogdensburg police. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 2 | via Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal
An Ogdensburg man was sentenced to six months in St. Lawrence County jail Monday for the assault of another man in his home. Kenyon J. Chase, 39, of 419 Lincoln Ave., was sentenced to 180 days in county jail after his April 29 guilty plea to the violent felonies of second-degree attempted burglary and second-degree assault. Comment?
Friday Nov 28 | via Watertown Daily Times
Following an October guilty verdict in St. Lawrence County Court, a Rochester man said during an appearance in court Monday that he is seeking to have that decision reversed. Rashad J. Byrd, 37, was found guilty by St. Lawrence County Judge Jerome J. Richards of felony third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance in a nonjury trial that ended Oct. 30. On Jan. 7, St. Lawrence County sheriff's Drug Task Force detectives arrested Mr. Byrd following a vehicle stop on Route 37 in Ogdensburg after what they called suspicious activity throughout the city, where he was making several stops before they pulled him over on his way out of town. Comment?
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