Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. Watertown Daily Times

LOWVILLE — The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man at 9:40 p.m. on Saturday for publicly urinating in front of a restaurant, as diners looked on.

According to a release from the sheriff’s office, Joseph Thomas, 55, of Lowville, was intoxicated and urinated in the parking lot of a restaurant on North State Street. The restaurant, which was not named, had outdoor seating near to the parking lot where Mr. Thomas urinated.

Mr. Thomas was issued an appearance ticket for disorderly conduct and released on-scene.

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No wonder the Sheriff doesn't have the time to enforce simple public health mandates like wearing a mask. His citizens can't even keep their pants on in a restaurant. Classy!


If Cuomo had mandated public urinating was restricted, he wouldn't have been "arrested... Where's it say in the Constitution you can't pee where you want??? "Pursuit of happiness"

AA will welcome you, is non-judgmental, and can help you beat this awful disease. There is a wonderful chapter in Lowville willing to assist. Comon in! Get a cup of coffee, talk to folks who have kicked it, and some who still backslide a bit. We try.

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