May 22, 2024

Multiple People arrested after trespassing and damaging NYS Power Authority's Property

Multiple People arrested after trespassing and damaging NYS Power Authority's Property
press release

On May 21, 2024, at approximately 7:30 p.m., State Police members responded to Barnhart Island in the town of Massena for a criminal mischief complaint. An investigation determined a group of tribal members of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe were trespassing and intentionally damaging the property. The property is owned by the New York State Power Authority, and the group of tribal members did not have permission to be on the property.

Kimberly A. Terrance, age 41, of Hogansburg, NY was arrested for trespass and conspiracy 5th. She was released on an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Massena Court for a later date in June.

Marina Johnson-Zafiris, age 25, of Hogansburg, NY was arrested for trespass and conspiracy 5th. She was released on an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Massena Court for a later date in June.

Isaac N. White, age 42, of Hogansburg, NY was arrested for trespass and conspiracy 5th. He was released on an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Massena Court for a later date in June.

Gabriel J. Oakes, age 58, of Hogansburg, NY was arrested for trespass and conspiracy 5th. He was released on an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Massena Court for a later date in June.

Dana L. Thompson, age 67, of Hogansburg, NY was arrested for trespass and conspiracy 5th. She was released on an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Massena Court for a later date in June.

Brent Maracle, age 48, of Hogansburg, NY was arrested for trespass and conspiracy 5th.  He was released on an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Massena Court for a later date in June.

Donald Delormier, age 35, of Hogansburg, NY, was arrested for trespass, conspiracy 5th, and resisting arrest. He was released on an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Massena Court for a later date in June.

Larry V. Thompson, age 69, of Hogansburg, NY was arrested for trespass, conspiracy 5th, and criminal mischief 2nd. He was arraigned in the Town of Massena Court, where he was released on his own recognizance.