Police handcuff 2 people at State Street apartment

James R. Petrie, 37, of Rensselaer Falls, was charged by St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies Monday with third-degree unlawful fleeing a police officer, a misdemeanor, and, according to police, numerous other Vehicle and Traffic Law violations.

Police said Mr. Petrie failed to comply with a traffic stop in the town of Canton and fled the scene. He was later located and arraigned in Canton Town Court and released on his own recognizance. He is set to appear in Canton Town Court at a later date.

Gordon D. Nehm, 33, of Potsdam, was charged by sheriff’s deputies Thursday with second-degree criminal trespass, a misdemeanor.

According to police, Mr. Nehm unlawfully entered an occupied residence in the town of Potsdam without the consent of the resident. A stay-away order of protection was issued, and Mr. Nehm was issued an appearance ticket Potsdam Town Court at a later date.

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