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Hammond man charged with mischief, contempt

GOUVERNEUR — Village police charged Michael C. Devito, 26, Hammond, with fourth-degree criminal mischief and two counts of fourth-degree criminal mischief, all misdemeanors.

Police charge at 12:30 p.m. Aug. 6, at an unspecified location in the village, Mr. DeVito grabbed another person’s iPhone 6s, while she was attempting to call 911 to report an altercation. According to police, he slammed the phone onto the ground, breaking it. Mr. DeVito then pushed the woman and stepped on her hand while she was picking up her phone, police said.

Mr. DeVito released with tickets returnable to Town Court.

Johnson Newspapers 7.1

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