posted on May 02, 2011 15:34
An assault on an elderly man in Wyoming County has led to multiple felony charges and a jail cell for the accused.
Wyoming County Sheriff’s Deputies report that 22-year-old Alva Rinker Jr. of Freedom, New York, was arrested on Friday and charged with Felony Assault and Felony Criminal Mischief.
Deputies allege that Rinker kicked in the door at man old man’s house on Bray Road in Arcade last week, and then threw the homeowner to the ground, injuring him. Then Rinker apparently fled.
He was at-large for several days before deputies located him in his home, and arrested him on warrant.
He's also been charged with Criminal Trespass.
Rinker is jailed in lieu of $20,000 cash bail, $40,000 bond.