Man Arrested After Allegedly Damaging Jamestown Church, Harassing Employee

Stock Image.

JAMESTOWN – A City of Jamestown man was arrested this week after allegedly damaging the sign of a city church.

Jamestown Police say Daniel O’Neil, 48, also allegedly spit in the face of a church employee and grabbed him in a violent manner before going outside and ripping down a sign belonging to the church on Wednesday.

The employee then reportedly followed O’Neil to the Gateway Center on Water Street until police arrived to take him into custody.

O’Neil is charged with third-degree harassment, fourth-degree criminal mischief and petty larceny.

Police said he was held at Jamestown City Jail pending arraignment in the case.


Make it easy to keep up to date with more stories like this. Download the WNY News Now mobile app on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.


Have a news tip? Email, send us a message on Facebook, or Twitter.

WNY News Now encourages an open exchange of opinions and ideas on our stories, however, we ask everyone to follow our comment policy.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.