Bemus Point man charged in threats, damages

ELLERY — An altercation Wednesday afternoon led to charges against a Bemus Point resident.

Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies responded to an address on Belleview Road around 1:10 p.m. in the town. After an investigation, Timothy J. Bethlehem, 50, made verbal threats to an individual and damaged property within the residence.

Bethlehem was take into custody and charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment. Bethlehem was transported to the Chautauqua County Jail for the Centralized Arraignment Program.

Bethlehem will appear in the Town of Ellery Court at a later date to answer for the charges.


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