Man accused of chasing person with knife

WATERTOWN — A Watertown man faces charges after allegedly chasing another person with a knife and threatening to stab him Sunday at Seaway Lanes.

Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies charged Matthew A. Arca, 36, of 215 Exchange St., with second-degree menacing, third-degree criminal possession of a weapon and four counts of acting in a manner injurious to a child at 6:02 p.m. Sunday at the bowling alley, 22116 Route 11, Pamelia.

Deputies said Mr. Arca allegedly chased Jesse L. Steel with a knife in front of four children, ages 12, 11, 10 and 9.

Mr. Arca was arraigned in Pamelia Town Court and released.

Johnson Newspapers 7.1

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