06 March 2020
Major James M. Hall
Troop A Commander


Olean man arrested for threat of workplace violence

On March 5, 2020, SP Amity and SP Olean Troopers arrested Coby E. Shields, 22, of Olean, NY for Making a Terroristic Threat and Menacing 2nd Degree.

Troopers investigating a threat made against a business on Closser Avenue in the village of Angelica determined Shields hade made a credible threat against employees of that business. Shields was later located in the village of Allegany in possession of a firearm.

Shields was arrested and arraigned in Bolivar Village Court, where he was released under supervision. He is due to appear in Angelica Village Court later this month.

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