Massena man faces charges for allegedly assaulting inmate at St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility
Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 1:23 pm

CANTON – A Massena man was charged with felony assault stemming from an investigation that occurred at the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility today, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies.

James O. Upshur, 48, was charged with second-degree assault, officers said.

He is alleged to have struck another inmate at the facility resulting in injury to the victim.

He was arraigned in Canton Town Court and ordered held without bail pending further court action, deputies said.