TOWNSHIP – A grand jury handed over indictments against four people Thursday in St. Lawrence County Court.
Kevin Asti, 29, and Maxwell Newvine, 17, both of Governor, are each charged with first and second degree assault, felonies, fourth degree criminal possession of a weapon and endangering the well- to be of a child, of misdemeanors. Mr. Asti is also charged with second degree threat, a misdemeanor.
The indictment alleges that on May 2, 2021, the couple used a machete to cause serious injury to another person and acted in a way that could adversely affect the welfare of a child under 17. years.
Mr. Asti and Mr. Newvine are said to have acted in concert.
Governor Arthur D. Knowles, 57, is charged with first, second and fourth degree criminal possession of a weapon.
The indictment alleges that on May 21, Mr. Knowles used a machete to seriously injure another person.
Caleb J. Serrano, 28, of Edwards, is charged with Second Degree Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance and Third Degree Criminal Possession of a Weapon, both felonies.
The indictment alleges that on October 8, 2020, Mr. Serrano possessed at least 10 grams of methamphetamine as well as a Taurus revolver firearm.