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Watertown Man Charged With Rape
Posted by news on 5/5/2018 5:50:00 AM.

A 29 year old Watertown man has been charged with rape and sending incident material to a minor.
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Watertown Police, Rape, Jefferson County Jail

Jail Inmate In Critical Condition
Posted by news on 7/3/2017 5:42:00 AM.

A female inmate at the Jefferson county jail was in critical condition at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse following an incident at the Jefferson County Jail.
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Jefferson County Jail, Upstate Medical Center, Mental Health

Police: Woman being arrested tried sneaking drugs into Jefferson County Jail
Posted by news on 3/9/2017 4:26:00 AM.
A woman being processed into the Jefferson County Jail allegedly tried sneaking drugs in with her.

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Jefferson County Jail, Watertown, New York, drugs, inmate

Rochester man allegedly shoved jail guard, swallowed contraband
Posted by news on 1/13/2017 5:13:00 AM.
A Rochester man visiting the Jefferson County Jail is accused of shoving a jail supervisor and then swallowing alleged contraband.

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Jefferson County Jail, Watertown, New York, Rochester, contraband

Jail inmate accused of having heroin
Posted by news on 5/24/2016 5:24:00 AM.
An inmate in Jefferson County jail is accused of having a little heroin and some pills on him.

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Jefferson County Jail, heroin, controlled substance

More Time For Convicted Bank Robber Following Jail Assault
Posted by news on 1/21/2016 10:02:00 AM.

A convicted bank robber in the City of Watertown will be facing additional time behind bars after pleading guilty for an assault on a corrections officer.
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Michael Merrifield, Jefferson County jail, Watertown, Community Bank, robbery, jail assault

Officers Credited With Saving Choking Inmate
Posted by news on 8/4/2015 9:09:00 AM.

Corrections officers at the Jefferson County jail being hailed thanks to quick actions that saved the life of an inmate.
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Jefferson County Jail

Man Accused Of Having Pot In Jail
Posted by news on 7/27/2015 9:09:00 AM.

A Buffalo man is facing charges including promoting prison contraband after allegedly being found with marijuana inside the Jefferson County Jail. Thirty three year old Ellis Barner is alleged to have been in possession of marijuana that was stored in his sock. The discovery was made while he was being booked into the jail after being arrested by State Police on a separate driving under the influence charges on Rt 81 in the Town of Adams Saturday. Barner was charged by sheriff's deputies with first degree promoting prison contraband and unlawful possession of marijuana. He was arraigned on the charges Sunday in the Town of Watertown Court.

Jefferson County Jail, Ellis Barner

Burglary Suspect Accused of Jailhouse Assault
Posted by news on 7/14/2015 9:49:00 AM.
A Dexter man jailed on burglary charges is now accused of assaulting a fellow inmate of the jail.
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Jefferson County Jail, Darren Harra