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A 20 year old Newport man has been arrested for burglary 2nd degree, which is a class-C felony. State Police in Marcy arrested Antonio Boyer was charged after an investigation of a burglary at a private residence on September 17th in the Town of Trenton. He was arraigned in the Town of New York Mills and was remanded to Oneida County Jail in lieu of $20,000 cash bail.
A 23 year old Lowville woman has been charged with harassment 2nd degree. Lowville Police report that Melissa Snyder was charged stemming from a September 25th incident where she allegedly got into a physical altercation with another female, reportedly slapping her across the face. Snyder was issued a criminal summons returnable to Village of Lowville Court.
State Police out of Lee Center are looking for the public's assistance in finding the suspects responsible for vandalizing the restrooms at Lee Town Park on Upper Turin Road Saturday. Troopers report that someone entered the unlocked restrooms near the pavilion and busted the toilets, sinks and lights. The restrooms were left unlocked for Saturday morning, however soccer games and two parties scheduled for
the afternoon that were both cancelled & the damage was noticed when a staff member went to lock the restrooms during the evening. The Town of Lee is offering a $500 reward for anyone who provides information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects. Anyone who was in the area of Lee Town Park or may have information about the incident should contact State Police at 337-0036. All calls will be kept confidential.
The Lewis County Board of Legislature will be filling four vacancies on two advisory boards. The Johnson Newspapers report that William Wormuth resigned from the Lewis County General Hospital Board of Managers when he moved from the area & the Board of Legislators would like to start the application process for that position as well as for a position that may open in December when Charles Truax Jr.'s term will expire. The Legislature will interview candidates for the position, with possible recommendations from the board of managers. 3 vacancies also exist on the Junkyard Review Board.
Twenty year old Kevin Ward, Junior of Port Leyden was killed Saturday evening after being struck by a Sprint Car driven by NASCAR Driver Tony Stewart during a race at Canandaigua Motor Sport Park. Kevin Ward Junior will be remembered as a fearless kid who had racing in his blood. He started racing go Karts when he was only 4 years and has raced ever since. At 17 he was the pilot of the Rider Racing Engines Powered #13- 360 Sprint Car. Over the years, Ward and his family worked hard to get sponsored that believed in him and were willing to put up money for him to race against drivers two and three times his age. Chuck Miller, race director for Empire Super Sprints, the series that Ward was racing on Saturday night said Ward showed a lot of promise. He was very competitive and a good racer. Ward started racing with Empire Super Sprints in 2010. The auto racing series competes primarily in Central New York in places like Fonda and Brewerton, but also travels to northeast tracks in Pennsylvania and as far as Quebec. In Ward's first year racing in the series, he was named Rookie of the Year, Miller went on to say that "He wasn't afraid to go fast and he was favorite of the fans too,". "He was just the typical young kid with visions of going places." Ward was a 2012 graduate of South Lewis Central School. Funeral Arrangements are with the Trainor Funeral Home of Boonville.
A 37 YEAR OLD WILMINGTON NORTH CAROLINA MAN WAS KILLED EARLY SATURDAY MORNING IN A ONE CAR ACCIDENT IN THE TOWN OF CROGHAN. LEWIS COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES REPORT THAT JOEL M. MOSER WAS DRIVING A MERCEDES BENZ IN AN EASTERLY DIRECTION ON ROUTE 126 WHEN HIS CAR WENT OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE ROAD CRASHING INTO A CULVERT. THE VEHICLE BECAME AIRBORNE BEFORE RESTING ON IT’S TOP. MR. MOSER WAS PROUNOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE. DEPUTIES WERE ASSISTED BY THE NEW YORK STATE POLICE, BEAVER FALLS FIRE AND AMBULANCE AS WELL AS THE CASTORLAND AND CROGHAN FIRE DEPARTMENTS.
19 year old Ashley R. Sullivan of West Seneca woman was charged by Lowville Village Police with numerous charges including resisting arresting following a domestic incident in the Village on Lowville on Sunday. She was remanded to the Lewis County Sheriff’s department.
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