MASSENA A Massena couple is in jail facing several felony charges after village police executed a search warrant at 55 Liberty Ave. on Friday night.
Andrew J. Katura, 30, of 55 Liberty Ave., and his girlfriend Amber M. Miller, 28, of 101 Woodlawn Ave., both were charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon for an assault rifle, a class D felony; third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class B felony; and fourth-degree criminal possession of marijuana.
According to police, Mr. Katura is facing an additional count of third-degree criminal possession of a weapon for a high capacity ammo-feeding device as well as an additional count of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, stemming from an incident in January.
The couple was arraigned in Norfolk. Mr. Katura is being held on $40,000 cash bail and $75,000 bond in St. Lawrence County jail, Canton, while Ms. Miller is being held on $10,000 cash and $20,000 bond.
Both are scheduled to appear in Village Court.