Feedback: Man Accused Of Trying To Break Into Stores To Steal 'Spice'
A man who was allegedly trying to get his hands on the synthetic marijuana known as 'Spice' was charged by two police agencies with trying to break into two local businesses known to sell the substance.
Watertown city police say 21 year old Sheamus Broderick of Fort Drum was charged with trying to break into Trip on the Wild Side on Mill Street.
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department accuses him of a similar crime at High Life on Route 11 in the town of Pamelia, just outside city limits.
Police say he used a metal pole to smash a window at High Life and tried to use a tire iron to open several doors at Trip on the Wild Side.
Sheriff deputies charged him with attempted burglary, criminal possession of stolen property and criminal mischief.
Deputies say he was allegedly driving a stolen pickup truck at the time of his arrest.
Watertown police charged him with third-degree attempted burglary, fourth-degree criminal mischief and possession of burglar tools.
He is being held in the county jail on $5,000 cash bail.
Broderick is a soldier stationed at Fort Drum.
Thursday, October 2, 2014, Watertown, NY