Canandaigua man accused of burning clothes on sidewalk, assaulting officer

April 16, 2018 06:00 PM

A Canandaigua man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly fought with officers as they tried to arrest him for setting clothes on fire on a sidewalk.

At around 10:45 p.m. Sunday, officers spotted a small fire burning on the sidewalk on Phoenix Street. An investigation revealed 21-year-old Klon Reese started the fire. 

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Officers tried to take Reese into custody, but he resisted arrest and fought with them. One officer sustained minor injuries during the incident.

Reese is charged with second-degree assault, resisting arrest, open burning, disorderly conduct, and littering.

Reese is being held at the Ontario County Jail to await arraignment.


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