Gouverneur Man Arrested After Assault


A Gouverneur man is facing a long list of charges after an overnight assault.

St. Lawrence county sheriff's deputies say 21-year-old Nico Devito unlawfully entered a home where his ex-girlfriend and several of her friends were on County Route 12 in the town of Gouverneur.

While inside he allegedly assaulted two men, leaving one with a broken orbital bone - or eye socket.

Devito has been charged with burglary, assault, and criminal obstruction of breathing.

He is being held in the st. Lawrence county jail on $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond.

Orders of protection have been issued to the victims.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
, Watertown, NY

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