On September 27, 2020 at approximately 9:04 pm State Police responded to a residence in the town of Lawrence for a report of a domestic dispute.
An investigation revealed that 37-year-old Lance A. Jensen of Lawrence, struck the female victim repeatedly in the head and face with his hands and a blunt wooden object, then threw her to the ground and kicked her. He also refused to allow the victim to leave the residence. This all occured in the presence of a 5-year-old child.
The victim was transported to Canton-Potsdam Hospital, and later to Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse for a brain injury. Following the issuance of an arrest warrant issued by the Lawrence Town Court, Jensen was arrested on September 28, 2020, and charged with Assault 2nd degree, Unlawful Imprisonment 2nd degree, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
He was arraigned in the Lawrence Town Court where he was remanded to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility in lieu of $7,500 cash bail, or $15,000 cash bond.