Gouverneur youth accused of making false statement
Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 10:29 am

GOUVERNEUR – A Gouverneur 16-year-old has been charged by St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies with making a punishable false written statement, a misdemeanor.

The sheriff’s office reports that the youth was interviewed Sept. 22 regarding a serious accident in which two dirt bikes collided and both drivers were air-lifted to Syracuse.

As their investigation continued, deputies found evidence that the youth had made a false written statement.

The youth was issued an appearance ticket.