JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Jamestown man was arrested Friday after he allegedly threatened police with a knife, with one officer suffering a minor injury while attempting to take the man into custody, the Jamestown Police Department announced.

James Caloren, 41, was charged with:

  • Second-degree assault
  • First-degree reckless endangerment
  • Resisting arrest
  • Third-degree criminal possession of a weapon
  • Obstructing governmental administration

Police responded to a call about a fight at the Cherry Lounge around 9 p.m. When officers arrived, it is alleged that several patrons had Caloren pinned to the ground while he was in possession of a knife.

Caloren proceeded to allegedly threaten police with the knife, and while he was being disarmed and taken into custody, one officer suffered a cut resulting in a minor injury.

Caloren was placed under arrest and transported to the city jail without further incident, where he is being held pending arraignment.

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