CANTON A Gouverneur man is accused of raping a teenage girl in an indictment by the St. Lawrence County grand jury.
Sean M. Reid-Frost, 27, of 120 Grove St., Gouverneur, is charged with two counts of third-degree rape, endangering the welfare of a child and criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument.
It is alleged that Mr. Reid-Frost had sexual intercourse with a 15-year-old girl on Oct. 20. The girl allegedly contracted a sexually transmitted disease as a result. The indictment, handed up Monday, also alleges that Mr. Reid-Frost possessed a hypodermic needle for the purpose of injecting morphine.
In other grand jury action:
Jamel W. Hughes, 27, an inmate of Ogdensburg Correctional Facility, is charged with first-degree promoting prison contraband.
He is accused of hiding a 1 3/4-inch-long metal-and-plastic makeshift knife inside a rubber glove concealed in his rectum. The item allegedly was discovered during a metal detection test May 4 as he was being processed on a charge of second-degree assault.
Luke D. Hehir, 22, and James Upshur, 47, both of 59½ Maple St., Apt. 1B, Massena, are both charged with third-degree burglary.
It is alleged that on Oct. 20, Mr. Hehir and Mr. Upshur illegally entered the building at 7 Clary St., Massena, with the intent to commit a crime.
Kenyon J. Chase, 38, of 419 Lincoln Ave., Ogdensburg, is charged with first-degree burglary and second-degree assault.
It is alleged that on Oct. 21, he illegally entered 525 Hayward St., Ogdensburg, and struck Nicholas A. Steenkamer in the head with a flashlight and pushed to the ground his sister, Cornelia P. Steenkamer.
Joseph Sokolowski Jr., 40, of 19 Washington St., Massena, is charged with felony second-degree criminal possession of marijuana.
It is alleged that on Sept. 12, he was in possession of approximately 8½ pounds of marijuana in the town of Waddington.
Cory A. Brown, 34, of 933 LeRay St., Watertown is charged with two counts of driving while intoxicated and aggravated DWI, all felonies.
It is alleged that Mr. Brown had a 0.24 percent blood alcohol content while driving Aug. 17 on Route 37 in the town of Waddington. A BAC of 0.08 percent or higher constitutes intoxication under state law. Aggravated DWI is charged when the BAC is 0.18 percent or higher.
Mr. Brown was convicted of misdemeanor DWI in Potsdam Town Court on Feb. 7, 2007, and again in Jefferson County Court on Feb. 16, 2012.
Bernard W. Phillips II, 39, of 33D Grantville Road, Norfolk, is charged with two counts of DWI and aggravated DWI, all felonies.
It is alleged that Mr. Phillips had a 0.20 percent blood alcohol content while driving Aug. 27 on Route 56 in the town of Norfolk. He was convicted of misdemeanor DWI in Norfolk Town Court on July 21, 2010.
Joseph J. Shneller, 32, of 145 Taylor Road, Canton, is charged with two counts of DWI and aggravated DWI, all felonies.
It is alleged that Mr. Shneller had a 0.23 percent blood alcohol content while driving Aug. 30 on Main Street in Potsdam. He was convicted of misdemeanor DWI in Colton Town Court on May 10, 2010.
Joseph J. Belile, 29, an inmate at St. Lawrence County jail, Canton, formerly of Massena, is charged with felony second-degree assault.
It is alleged that on Aug. 15, he assaulted Timothy Thomas, another inmate in the jail.