30 August 2021
 
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major James M. Hall
Troop A Commander


  
 
 
 
PRESS RELEASE
 
On August 29th, 2021, Troopers out of SP Jamestown arrested Bryant Stevens, 31, of Bemus Point, for Criminal Obstruction of Breathing or Blood Circulation, Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Harassment 2nd Degree.
 
The victim arrived at SP Jamestown to report a past-tense domestic incident that had occurred between herself and Stevens. Investigation revealed that the victim attempted to intervene when Stevens was yelling at their two-year-old child, at which point Stevens pushed the victim into the pantry door and placed her in a chokehold, impairing her breathing. The incident occurred in front of the child. Stevens was arrested, processed at SP Jamestown and transported to the Chautauqua County Jail.
 

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