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Indictment: Watertown man allegedly stabbed another on Franklin Street

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A Watertown man has been indicted on allegations that he created a grave risk of death to another man by stabbing him in October.

Frank L. Cooley Jr., 25, whose last known address was 373 Flower Ave. E., faces counts of second-degree assault, first-degree reckless endangerment and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon.

The charges were contained in a grand jury indictment handed up Tuesday in Jefferson County Court.

It is alleged that on Oct. 9 at Franklin Street and Flower Avenue East, Mr. Cooley stabbed Michael J. Campany, Watertown, in the chest with a knife, causing a cut to Mr. Campany’s torso that required medical treatment.

Other indictments handed up include:

Omar Lebron, 39, Adams, faces counts of predatory sexual assault against a child, first-degree criminal sexual act, first-degree sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child. It is alleged that he had repeated sexual contact with a 6-year-old girl between April and June in the village of Adams.

David A. Brooks, 31, Fort Drum, is charged with second-degree burglary, first-degree sexual abuse, second-degree unlawful imprisonment and forcible touching. It is alleged that he unlawfully entered a 25-year-old woman’s apartment at East Hills on Aug. 6 and had forcible sexual contact with her as held her down on a bed.

Ronnell D. Wilson, 33, Dexter, Jeffrey S. St. Onge, 26, Watertown, Jessica L. Miner, 31, Dexter, and Jasmine M. Feistel, 21, Harrisville, are each charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

It is alleged that each possessed heroin Jan. 17 in Watertown. The four were passengers in a vehicle stopped by the Metro-Jeff Drug Task Force based on a search warrant. The task force said at the time that it seized 187 envelopes of heroin, with a street value of $5,610, and $4,076 in cash.

Mr. St. Onge also was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, alleged to have had brass knuckles.

Andre D. Washington, 34, and Robert E. Brown, 36, addresses not available, are charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. It is alleged that they possessed heroin with the intent to sell the drug Feb. 7 in Watertown.

Lamont Taylor, 35, New York City, faces three counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, two counts of second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia and a single count of endangering the welfare of a child, while Kristopher M. Steplight, 36, Staten Island, face counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia.

It is alleged that both men possessed cocaine with the intent to sell the drug Feb. 11 in Watertown, while it further is alleged that Mr. Taylor possessed heroin the same day. It also is alleged that the men possessed small bags used to package the drugs and that Mr. Taylor possessed scales used to weigh them. It additionally is claimed that Mr. Taylor left a 3-year-old child in a motel room where narcotics were located within the child’s reach.

Cleo E. Vaughns IV, 19, Watertown, is charged with two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and a single count of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance.

It is alleged that he had and sold cocaine Nov. 8 in Watertown and that he possessed heroin with the intent to sell the drug Feb. 17.

Robert L. Rainey III, 33, Watertown, is charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. He was charged Aug. 18 with having more than 7 grams of heroin in his vehicle when it was halted for an unspecified reason on Clay Street. It also is alleged that he was driving the vehicle while his driver’s license was suspended or revoked.

Raul F. Hernandez, 23, Watertown, faces counts of first- and second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, misdemeanor driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene of a property-damage accident and fourth-degree criminal mischief, as well as four traffic violations.

It is alleged that on July 4 his vehicle struck a guardrail on a ramp at Exit 45 of Interstate 81 in the town of Watertown, causing more than $250 in damage.

It further is alleged that he left the scene without reporting the accident and that he drove to Franklin Street, where he was charged with DWI. It is claimed that his driver’s license was suspended or revoked at the time.

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