Man Charged For Allegedly Pointing A Shotgun At Power Company Workers

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BEMUS POINT – A Bemus Point is facing charges after allegedly pointing a shotgun at power company employees parked on along a roadway last week.

New York State Police and the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residential area in Bemus Point for a report of a disorderly person with a firearm on Friday the 13th.

Through investigation, troopers allege that 42-year-old Edmond Shults III approached a National Grid truck that was parked on the roadway and pointed a shotgun at the two employees that were seated inside.

Shults was later arrested and charged with two counts of second-degree menacing.

Police say he was processed at the State Police Barracks in Jamestown and released with an appearance ticket.

Shults is scheduled to appear in the Town of Ellery Court at a later date.


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