City man allegedly scares, fails to care for 2 children

WATERTOWN — A Watertown man faces charges after allegedly scaring and being unable to care for an 11-year-old girl and 5-year-old boy because he was intoxicated.

City police charged Joshua N. Roshia, 36, of 389 Pawling St., Apt. A, with acting in a manner injurious to a child and resisting arrest at 4:15 a.m. Monday at his residence.

Police said Mr. Roshia also pulled his arms away from officers attempting to handcuff him during his arrest.

Mr. Joshua was held at the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building pending arraignment in City Court.

Johnson Newspapers 7.1

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