Portland man charged in menacing with knife

PORTLAND — Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an address on Colt Road for a reported past tense altercation around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday. Deputies spoke with the victim who reported that John S. Spaulding, 39, of Ellicott Road did allegedly place the victim in fear of injury with a knife.

Deputies recovered a metal knuckle knife at the scene of the incident. On Saturday, deputies located the suspect. Spaulding was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of weapon and second-degree menacing. Spaulding was transported to the Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment.


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