MAYVILLE – A 30-year-old man accused of burglarizing a Town of Villenova residence this week is now facing additional charges after allegedly damaging jail property.
The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office accused Matthew Kennedy of intentionally damaging and activating a fire sprinkler head within his jail cell.
In addition to previous charges, Kennedy is also now charged with criminal mischief.
He was first arrested following a reported unwanted and disorderly person around 6 a.m. Monday on Ball Hill Road in Villenova.
Following an investigation, deputies alleged Kennedy entered a home by breaking in a door and started damaging windows, cabinets and other household items once inside.
Kennedy also allegedly attacked both the home owner’s by kicking and pushing them to the floor.