WADDINGTON — A third person has been charged in an alleged Waddington Beach baseball bat altercation Wednesday morning.
St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies on Thursday charged Ryan-William T. Fenn, 20, of 532 Cooper St., Watertown, with first-degree criminal contempt, second-degree assault, and third-degree criminal mischief, all felonies, and a misdemeanor charge of endangering the welfare of a child.
Deputies alleged that during the early morning hours of Wednesday at the beach, Mr. Fenn violated a stay-away order of protection in favor of Sarah E. Fenn, 21, of 717 County Route 36, Chase Mills, and shattered the back window of Ms. Fenn’s vehicle while her 2-year-old child was in the back seat.
Prior to Mr. Fenn’s arrest, deputies charged Ms. Fenn with third-degree assault, endangering the welfare of a child and second-degree criminal contempt, all misdemeanors, along with Kasey E. Jones, 18, of 14 Mcewen Road, North Lawrence, who was charged with felony second-degree assault with a deadly weapon and misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child.
Deputies charge that during the same alleged incident, Ms. Jones struck Mr. Fenn in the legs with a baseball bat. During the alleged confrontation, deputies said Ms. Fenn violated the no-contact order of protection against another person involved.
Deputies have identified Mr. Fenn as the man involved in the altercation who shattered the rear window of Ms. Fenn’s vehicle while her 2-year-old son was in the back seat.
Ms. Jones and Ms. Fenn were arraigned in St. Lawrence County Court by Judge Jerome J. Richards. Ms. Fenn was released under probation supervision and Ms. Jones was sent to St. Lawrence County jail, Canton, on $1,500 cash bail or $3,000 bond.
Mr. Fenn was arraigned in Louisville Town Court by Judge Michael Lecuyer and sent to St. Lawrence County jail on $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond.
State police assisted at the scene.