On March 30, 2020, State Police arrested 27-year-old Alexander E. Gagnon of Morristown for assaulting a male consumer at the High Street IRA (Individual Residential Alternative), located at 168 High Street in the town of Morristown, a facility managed by United Helpers. The victim sustained bruising on his face and right arm. The incident occurred on March 21, 2020.
Gagnon was charged with one count of Assault 2nd degree and one count of Endangering the Welfare of an Incompetent or Physically Disabled Person 1st degree. He was arraigned in St. Lawrence County Court and released on his own recognizance. Gagnon is to reappear in the Morristown Town Court on May 11, 2020.