Macomb highway superintendent accused of assaulting town council member
Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 6:41 am

MACOMB -- Macomb's highway superintendent is accused of assaulting a town councilman.

Ronald L. Cardinell, 60, of 2120 County Route 10, Macomb, was charged with third-degree assault after St. Lawrence County sheriff's deputies received a complaint that he struck a 50-year-old councilman in the shoulder.

Deputies said the blow caused "physical injury which consisted of swelling and bruising."

Mr. Cardinell was released on an appearance ticket.