On September 19, 2020, State Police arrested 49-year-old Stephanie M. LaFleur of Massena after she assaulted a physically disabled person in the town of Malone. LaFleur struck the victim in the head and face multiple times with her hands. She then forcibly removed a cell phone from another person’s hand in an attempt to stop them from calling police about the altercation.
LaFleur was charged with Criminal Mischief 4th degree and Endangering a Physically Disabled Person 1st degree. She was arraigned by the Town of Bombay Court and released on her own recognizance, to reappear at the Town of Malone Court at a later date.