16 January 2020

   NEW YORK STATE POLICE
    Major Philip T. Rougeux
     Troop D Commander

  
PRESS RELEASE

On January 15, 2020, at approximately 8:20 am the Alexandria Bay Fire Department and the New York State Police responded to a reported structure fire at 2 Washington Street in the village of Alexandria Bay. 
 
Subsequent to a joint investigation into the cause and origin of the fire by the Alexandria Bay Fire Dept., the Alexandria Bay Police Dept., the New York State Police, the New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control and the Jefferson County Office of Fire and Emergency Management Office the sole occupant of the upstairs apartment 29-year-old, Nicholas F. Leeson was arrested for Arson 2nd degree, a class “B” felony.
 
Leeson was arraigned in the town of Alexandria Court and remanded to the custody of the Jefferson County Sheriff on $20,000 cash bail / $40,000 bond.
 

 
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