Man Allegedly Flees Deputies In Combine Harvester Following Reported Altercation

WNY News Now Stock Image.

BROCTON – A Village of Brocton man is facing several charges after allegedly fleeing deputies in a combine harvester during a reported altercation last week.

The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office reports deputies were dispatched to a Peerless Street address for a reported altercation on Friday the 13th in Brocton.

Through investigation, deputies allege 35-year-old Benjamin Reed caused physical injury to another person and damaged multiple items inside the residence.

Additionally, they say, the alleged incident occurred in the presence of multiple children.

When deputies attempted to contact Reed, they say he fled the scene in a combine harvester.

A warrant was later issued for his arrest and he was taken into custody on Sunday.

Reed is charged with third-degree assault, fourth-degree criminal mischief, fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, endangering the welfare of a child, second-degree Obstruction of governmental administration and second-degree harassment.

Deputies say Reed was taken to the Chautauqua County Jail where he was arraigned and released on his own recognizance.


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Your email address will not be published.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.