(WNY News Now) – A late-night incident at Ucan City Mission on November 8, 2023, has resulted in the arrest of a 37-year-old Jamestown resident, on charges of Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree, and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 4th Degree.
Jamestown – On the evening of November 8, 2023, at approximately 9:04 pm, the Jamestown Police 2nd Platoon responded to a criminal mischief complaint at Ucan City Mission. Officers discovered a broken window and damaged security cameras, estimating the total cost of damages at $1600. The primary suspect in this case was identified as Max D Thompson, a 37-year-old resident of Jamestown. Thompson had allegedly left the scene before the arrival of law enforcement.
Earlier that same day, at 6:00 pm, Thompson had visited the Jamestown Police Department to file a complaint against Ucan City Mission for denying him access. Subsequently, he was taken into custody after officers connected him to the alleged earlier criminal mischief incident. During the arrest, law enforcement officers found Thompson in possession of a loaded handgun, which investigation later revealed had been reported stolen from a township in Erie County.
As a result of these findings, Max D Thompson is now facing several charges, including Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree, and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 4th Degree. These charges collectively paint a grave picture of the incident, indicating the potential for both property damage and a threat to public safety.
Thompson is currently being held pending arraignment at Jamestown City Court.