Police Blotter

Watertown police cruiser on May 29, 2021 in Watertown. Kara Dry/Watertown Daily Times

WATERTOWN — Samuel W. Pearson, 27, of State Place, was charged by city police Sunday with second-degree criminal contempt.

According to police records, Mr. Pearson allegedly violated the terms of a stay-away order of protection on Sunday when he was found at the residence of the protected party.

Mr. Pearson was arrested and taken to the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building, processed and held in jail pending arraignment.

Holly C. Gould, 27, of Huntington Street, was charged by city police Saturday with petit larceny.

According to police records, Ms. Gould allegedly stole a blender, valued at $18.99, from the front porch of a house on Central Street at about noon on April 16.

Ms. Gould was given an appearance ticket for the charge.

Byron R. French, 43, of Duffy Street, was charged by city police Friday with aggravated driving while intoxicated and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon.

According to police records, Mr. French was driving with a blood alcohol content of 0.22%. Police did not provide details about his weapons charge.

Mr. French was arrested, taken to the Metro-Jefferson Pubic Safety Building, processed and held in jail pending arraignment.

Devin L. Collins, 18, of Seward Street, was charged by city police Saturday with third-degree criminal mischief, second-degree burglary, first-degree criminal contempt and petit larceny.

According to police records, at about 1:40 a.m. Saturday at a house on Huntington Street, Mr. Collins allegedly broke a window valued at $280 when he struck it several times, then threw a rock into it.

He was arrested, taken to the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building, processed and held in jail.

Kristie L. Perkins, 40, a Watertown resident without a listed address, was charged by city police Saturday with second-degree aggravated harassment.

According to police records, Ms Perkins sent her 19-year-old daughter a text message containing several threats to knock her out on Friday.

Ms. Perkins was arrested, taken to the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building, processed and released.

Juan C. Guzman, 43, of Olive Street, was charged by city police Friday with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon and second-degree menacing.

Mr. Guzman was arrested in connection with an incident on May 2 involving a 27-year-old male victim, but police did not provide more details.

Mr. Guzman was arrested, taken to the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building, processed and held in jail pending arraignment.

Eugene J. Cappuccetti, 26, of Theresa, was charged by city police Saturday with second-degree criminal trespassing.

According to police records, Mr. Cappuccetti was charged in connection with an incident from May 6.

Mr. Cappuccetti was arrested, taken to the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building, processed and held in jail pending arraignment.

Michael W. Hutt, 57, of Gotham Street, was charged by city police on Saturday with disorderly conduct.

According to police records, Mr. Hutt allegedly obstructed traffic on South Meadow Street by walking into the roadway, between two vehicles, to stop passing drivers and ask for money.

Mr. Hutt was given an appearance ticket to appear in city court.

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