Ogdensburg woman pleads not guilty to making, possessing meth


Ogdensburg woman pleads not guilty to making, possessing meth

CANTON — An Ogdensburg woman indicted on charges of making and possessing methamphetamine pleaded not guilty in St. Lawrence County Court.April R. Coombs, 37, of 511B Greene St., Ogdensburg, pleaded not guilty on Dec. 20 to fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, two counts of third-degree unlawful manufacturing of methamphetamine and two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. The indictment charges that on Sept. 27, in the city of Ogdensburg, Ms. Coombs possessed methamphetamine with the intent to sell it and was in possession of laboratory equipment, a solvent and a catalyst with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine. The indictment also charges that on Nov. 17 and 28 in the city, she was in possession of more than one-eighth ounce of methamphetamine and on Nov. 28 she was also in possession of laboratory equipment, a solvent and a catalyst with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine. Ms. Coombs was returned to St. Lawrence County jail on $1,000 cash bail or $2,000 bond.In other Dec. 20 court action:Cody L. Fuller, 26, of 1715 County Route 22, Gouverneur, pleaded not guilty to second-degree assault. The indictment charges that on Sept. 23 in the village of Gouverneur, Mr. Fuller intentionally caused serious injury to Tanner R. Spilman’s jaw, requiring surgical placement of screws and plates in his face. Details about how Mr. Fuller allegedly caused the injury were not included in the indictment. A no-contact order of protection was issued in favor of Mr. Spilman and Mr. Fuller was continued released on $1,000 cash bail. Judge Derek P. Champagne also recused himself from presiding over the case any further, citing a conflict of interest since Mr. Spilman is related to a court employee.James Cabral, 24, an inmate at the Riverview Correctional Facility, Ogdensburg, pleaded not guilty to two counts of first-degree promoting prison contraband and two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. The indictment charges that on March 24 in Riverview Correctional Facility, Mr. Cabral possessed two sharpened metal rods, about 5 and 6 inches long, with the intent to use them against another person. Mr. Cabral was previously convicted, on May 12, 2016, in Bronx County Court, of third-degree burglary and faces sentencing as a second-felony offender. Mr. Cabral was returned to the custody of the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision without bail.Matthew J. Hough, 44, of 834 Ford St., Room 7, Ogdensburg, pleaded not guilty to third-degree unlawful manufacturing of methamphetamine. The indictment charges that on June 30 in the city of Ogdensburg, Mr. Hough was in possession of laboratory equipment, a solvent and a catalyst with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine. Mr. Hough was returned to St. Lawrence County jail on $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 bond.Donald F. Charleson, 38, of 453 Butternut Ridge Road, Potsdam, entered a general denial to allegations that he violated his probation sentence for his Oct. 4 conviction of second-degree criminal trespassing and petit larceny, both misdemeanors.On Dec. 6, state police charged Mr. Charleson with three counts of promoting a sexual performance by a child under 17, a class D felony, and three counts of possessing a sexual performance by a child, a class E felony.Troopers say the case was referred to them by the state computer crimes unit and that he was arrested at his residence, 453 Butternut Ridge Road. A violation fact-finding hearing is scheduled for Wednesday and Mr. Charleson was returned to St. Lawrence County jail on $1,000 cash bail or $2,000 bond.
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Ogdensburg woman pleads not guilty to making, possessing meth

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