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Remsen Man Charged with Possessing Pot

A 24 year old Remsen man was arrested for marijuana possession following a traffic stop on Route 365 in the Town of Remsen. Brandon J. Horstman was charged by New York State Police from the Remsen Barracks with one count of Unlawful Possession of Marijuana, a violation; and one count of No or Insufficient Tail Lamps, an infraction. He was issued an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Trenton Court at a later date.

Lewis County Criminal Court Sentences

The Following people were sentenced in Lewis County Criminal Court on Thursday, October 20th as reported by the local website

25 year old Ryan M. Corey received final sentencing following successful completion of his interim terms of probation. His plea at second-degree Attempted Assault, a Class E. Felony was vacated and reduced to a Misdemeanor charge of third Degree Assault. He was then sentenced to three years probation and will be credited for the year served. He was ordered to pay $250.00 in court fees and a “no contact, order of protection” was issued on behalf of the victim for five years.

35 year old Jerrrilee Hartle of Lowville was sentenced to a 1 1/3 to 4 years in State Prison with a five year probation term on a Felony DWI Charge which he pleaded guilty to in August. He was additionally ordered to pay a $1,000.00 fine and $570.00 in court fees. In addition, he is required to participate in a victim impact panel and will have a one year revocation of his driver’s license. He also must use an interlock device for 12 months. Hartle was arrested in March after he was stopped by police for driving a tractor on South State Street in Lowville.

44 year old Jody L. Matthews of Edwards was sentenced on a felony DWI Charge. He was given a 2-6 year State Prison sentence to run concurrent to terms of a St. Lawrence County sentence, with a three year conditional discharge after release. He was additionally ordered to pay a $1,000.00 fine and $570.00 in Court Fees. In addition, he was ordered to pay $1,000.00 and $570.00 in court fees. He is also required to participate in a victim impact panel, and he received an 18 month drivers license revocation and he must use a vehicle interlock device. Matthews, who has two prior felony DWI convictions in St. Lawrence County, was arrested following a traffic stop on his ATV in the Town of Martinsburg during the SNIRT Run in April.


Oneida County Fire Crews Respond To Trenton Fire

Local fire crews responded to a structure fire on the Wynn Road in Trenton yesterday morning. Just shortly after 11:00am on October 21st, Holland Patent, Remsen and Barneveld Fire Departments were called out to a fire at a non-occupied structure that was on farm property. Thankfully, no injuries were reported as the cause the fire is unknown and under investigation at this time. The structure was destroyed.

Remsen Woman Meets Idol While Fighting Breast Cancer

A local Remsen woman, who is currently battling stage four breast cancer, recently went to New York City for what she thought was originally just a regular checkup with her doctor. It turned out that her trip was far more than what she bargained for!

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