RANDOLPH, N.Y. (WIVB) — An Allegany man is charged with several crimes for charging at New York State Troopers with a kitchen knife.
Troopers say they responded to a property in Randolph for the report of a suspicious person on Monday.
According to police, 56-year-old Timothy Slater obeyed commands to drop the knife and was taken into custody without further incident.
Troopers tell News 4 they located approximately 11 grams of meth in his pocket while searching him.
A Randolph resident advised troopers during the investigation that he woke up a few hours before to Slater in his kitchen with a knife.
Police say the resident convinced Slater to leave his home peacefully.
Slater is charged with two counts of menacing a police officer, second-degree burglary, criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal possession of a weapon, and second-degree criminal trespass.
He was processed, arraigned, and sent to the Cattaraugus County Jail.