Wellsville Police arrested Damean M. Kessler, age 30 of Friendship, charging him with Assault 3rd (Class A Misdemeanor), Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd (Class D Felony), Menacing 1st (Class E Felony), Criminal Obstruction of Breathing (Class A Misdemeanor) and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th (Class A Misdemeanor).
The charges stem from an incident that took place on Madison Street. Kessler was processed and arraigned before Wellsville Village Justice Thompson. Kessler was committed to the Allegany County Jail on $10,000.00 cash bail or $20,000.00 property bond or $100,000.00 partially secured bond. Kessler is due back in Wellsville Village Court on December 5th at 4:30 pm.