Georgia man with several felony warrants arrested in Grand Island

Grand Island

GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Georgia man with several out-of-state felony narcotics warrants was arrested at a Grand Island motel.

On Tuesday morning, shortly after 3:08, the Erie County Sheriff’s Office responded to the motel on Grand Island Boulevard. They had received complaints about a person with a weapon there.

One person whom deputies spoke with said Tyrone Billingslea, 43, had threatened them with a knife.

Billingslea was subsequently arrested on charges of menacing with a weapon and harassment. He’s being held at the Erie County Holding Center pending arraignment.

Evan Anstey is a digital content producer who has been part of the News 4 team since 2015. See more of his work here.

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