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Man Arrested for Menacing Police Officers with Knives

 

Suffolk County Police have arrested a Huntington Station man for menacing two Suffolk County police officers with knives in Huntington Station yesterday.

Second Precinct Police Officers Joseph Reilly and Michael Lavrovsky responded to a call for a domestic incident on East 20th Street at approximately 4:20 p.m. When the officers arrived, they were confronted by Kevin Jaime who was holding a kitchen knife in each hand. Jaime walked toward the officers in a threatening manner and ignored their commands to drop the weapons. The officers deployed their Taser on Jaime who was then transported to Huntington Hospital.

Second Squad detectives charged Jaime, 21, of 1 West 15th St., Huntington Station, with Menacing a Police Officer and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th Degree. He will be arraigned on a later date.

A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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