On March 2, 2018, St. Lawrence County Probation reported to State Police a violation of probation by Robert F. Horton II, 19, of Gouverneur. Information was developed that Horton was in possession of a muzzleloader type weapon. Horton’s terms of probation included that he is not to possess any weapon.
State Police located the muzzleloader in Horton’s possession and it was seized. Horton was arrested and charged with Criminal Contempt 2nd degree and a Probation Violation. He was released with an appearance ticket returnable in the Town of Gouverneur Court on March 21, 2018, at 11 a.m.