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Three charged domestic incident in Gourverneur

GOUVERNEUR — St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies on Aug. 5 charged three people in connection to a domestic dispute in the town.

Leland A. Whitton, 39, of 90 Dane Road, is charged with felony first-degree criminal contempt, aggravated family offense, third-degree intimidating a victim or witness, third-degree tampering with a witness, all felonies, and fourth-degree criminal solicitation and fifth-degree conspiracy, both misdemeanors.

Caleb V. Whitton, 17, also of 90 Dane Road, and Chastity J. Davis, 40, 54 Little York Road, were each charged with the felonies of third-degree intimidating a victim or witness, third-degree tampering with a witness, and the misdemeanors of fifth-degree conspiracy and fourth-degree criminal facilitation.

Caleb Whitton was additionally charged with the misdemeanor of fourth-degree criminal mischief.

No information was provided as to what led to the charges, only that the incident took place on May 29 in the town.

Leland Whitton was arraigned in Town Court by Justice Travis E. Damm and was taken to St. Lawrence County jail, Canton, where he is held without bail. Caleb Whitton and Ms. Davis were issued tickets returnable to Town Court.

Johnson Newspapers 7.1

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