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Court Reports 12/15

Here are the Court Reports from Friday’s session of the Lewis County report provided by the Johnson Newspaper group.

A former Lowville teen in Lewis County Court Friday admitted to falsely reporting plans to have a shootout with police. 16 year old Joshua Ward who now lives in Rome was arraigned on a charge of third-degree falsely reporting an incident. Ward pleaded guilty to the charge. Sentencing was set for Feb. 27.

30 year old Joshua Sweeney of Martinsburg, pleaded guilty of driving while ability impaired by drugs and pleaded guilty to the charge. He was then entered into the county’s Drug Court program.

27 year old Lucas J. Boliver, of Croghan, pleaded guilty to a charge of petit larceny and pleaded guilty. Sentencing was set for Jan. 30.

37 year old Shannon Brown of Turin, had her case of two counts of fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell and single counts of fifth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and fourth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance adjourned to Jan. 9.

21 year old Mick Lee of Lowville, had sentencing in his case of second-degree criminal possession of marijuana and endangering the welfare of a child adjourned to Jan. 9. He pleaded guilty to the charges last December.

22 year old Oscar Medina of Lowville, had his case of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana and two counts apiece of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia adjourned to Friday.

Police Blotter 12/15

A 23 year old Glenfield man was arrested in Watertown on a drug offense. Watertown police reported that Jesse P. Stoffle, was cited Thursday evening WITH unlawful possession of marijuana. He is summoned to appear Dec. 30 in Watertown City Court.

A 23 year old Lowville man was charged with petit larceny stemming from an incident reported in September in the town of Leyden. Bradley Streeter was charged at the Lewis County Public Safety building with providing a false written statement and other undisclosed violations. No further details were provided.

A 50 year old Carthage Man was arrested and charged with petit larceny and jostling. Carthage police report that James Washington allegedly stole $20.00 from the purse of a woman while he was standing in the check out line of Dollar General in Carthage. He will appear in Carthage Village court.

A 27 year old Carthage man was charged with traffic violations. Carthage Village Police report that Zana Oumar  was cited Saturday evening with third degree aggravated unlicensed operation and insufficient tail lamps. He will appear in Carthage Vilagte Court at a later date.

Boonville Decorations

The Boonville Area Chamber of Commerce is encouraging local businesses and residences to decorate their windows, businesses and homes for the holidays. Your Chamber of Commerce will award a $75 cash prize to the best decorated Business and a $75 cash prize to the best decorated residence in Boonville. They will also have a second place winner this year. A $50 cash prize will be given for the second best residence/business decorated in Boonville. You must register by this Wednesday December 17th in order to be on the list have your residence/business judged in this contest. Go to the Chamber of Commerce website at Boonvillechamber.com to print entry blank, mail it to PO Box 163, Boonville NY 13309 or drop it off to office at 122 Main Street or call 942-5112. Office Hours Tuesday –Friday 10 am until 2 pm. Judging will be on December 19th.  

Sports Report 12/15

Tonight on Monday Night Football, The Saints take on the Bears at soldier field at 8:30.
In the NHL tonight,
Pittsburg hosts Tampa Bay at 7.
The Devils and Islanders do battle at 7.
And The Sens travel to Buffalo at 7.

On to the local sport scene,
Syracuse Men’s Basketball beat LA Tech yesterday, 71 – 69.

In Girls Basketball Action
Lowville beat South Lewis 37 - 25 
General Brown won against Copenhagen 33 -26

And Live Tonight on The Moose,
The Adirondack Boys varsity basketball team travels to Clinton with tip off at 7PM

Police Blotter 12/13

Jeremy Kampnew, of Lowville, was arrested for criminal contempt yesterday. It is alleged the 22 year old violated a stay away order of protection issued by Lewis County Family Court, when he went to the protected party's residence, and initiated in prohibited communications. Kampney was issued an appearance ticket to be returnable to the Village of Lowville Court at a later date.

Price Chopper Recall

If you purchased ground beef at the Price Chopper store in North Utica, listen up….Price Chopper Supermarkets is issuing a voluntary recall on Price Chopper Certified Angus 80% Lean Ground Beef sold ONLY at the North Utica, store. The product was sold on Dec. 9 and 10. The product is being recalled due to the possibility of some of the foam tray (used in packaging meat purchases) may have been ground in with the beef. There is no health risk associated with this recall. In total, only 15 customers purchased the affected products and most have already been contacted through Price Chopper’s SoundBite notification program to alert those households that may have purchased the product in question. Customers with the affected product should return it to their local Price Chopper for a full refund. For more information, visit pricechopper.com or call Price Chopper at 1-800-666-7667, option 3. We will be posting this story on our website themoose.net so you can retrieve the phone number.

Sports Report 12 - 12

Thursday Night Football saw a feildgoal shootout with the Cardinals prevailing over St.Louis, 12 – 6.

In the NHL, Buffalo extinguished The Flames, 4 -3.

Boston fell to Chicago, 3 – 2.

The Flyers beat NJ, 4 – 1.

And The Ilse lost to the Blues, 6 – 3.

In High School Boys Basketball, Carthage beat South Jefferson, 57 – 48.

Next in Girls Basketball action, South Lewis lost to Copenhagen, 46 – 28.

And Tonight on The Moose, IHC visits Lowville Boys basketball. We will be joining the game, already in progress at 8.

Town of Watson water update

The Town of Watson Council has now authorized an environmental study on developing a municipal water system. The town is looking to acquire property on River Road for the water system. As reported by the Johnson Newspaper Group, The Town Council must first evaluate all proposed actions to ensure they do not negatively affect the environment. The development of the water system and the environmental consideration as a result of a verdict from their case with the Department of Environmental Conservation over the 1995 fuel spill, at the town barn, that contaminated five wells.

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