Winthrop man jailed after allegedly threatening two people with shotgun
Monday, May 5, 2014 - 11:44 am

WINTHROP -- A Winthrop man was jailed Saturday for allegedly threatening two individuals at his residence with a shotgun and smashing a vehicle with a shovel, according to state police.

Michael A. Bell, 24 was charged him with third-degree criminal mischief, felony, second-degree menacing, two-counts of third-degree menacing misdemeanor and illegal discharge of a firearm, a misdemeanor under the New York State Environmental Conservation Law.

The alleged incident was reported to state police at approximately 2:20 p.m. on Saturday. Bell reportedly menaced two individuals with a shotgun at his residence and shot a round into the air. He then used a shovel to smash a taillight and the rear windshield of a vehicle.

Bell was arraigned in the Stockholm Town Court and sent to the St. Lawrence County Jail on $10,000 bail or $20,000 bond.

He is scheduled to reappear in court on May 7 at 1 p.m.