On June 2, 2019, at appoximately 12:35 a.m., the New York State Police in Tupper Lake and the Tupper Lake Police Department responded to a report of a knife assault occurring at Doubleneck Gardens, located at 2594 State Route 3 in the town of Tupper Lake. The person reporting, Kimberly L. Watson, 34, of Long Lake, initially reported her significant other was assaulted by unknown assailants inside the building. Following an investigation, it was determined Watson and her significant other, Philip W. Mosher, 40, Long Lake, were engaged in a physical altercation that resulted in Mosher being injured with a knife.
Watson and Mosher were transported to the Adirondack Medical Center, in Saranac Lake for treatment. Mosher was treated for multiple stab wounds to the back and chest. Watson was treated and released for contusions to her face and legs.
Both Watson and Mosher were arrested. Mosher was charged with Assault 3rd degree. Watson was charged with Assault 2nd degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th degree, and Falsely Reporting an Incident 3rd degree.
Mosher was issued an appearance ticket to appear in the Town of Tupper Lake Court on June 6, 2019, at 5 p.m. Watson was arraigned at the Town of Tupper Lake Court where she was remanded to the Franklin County Jail in lieu of $2,500 cash bail, or $5,000 bond. An order of protection was issued.