Area Man Allegedly Resists Arrest During Incident in Reynoldsville Borough

REYNOLDSVILLE BOROUGH, Pa. (EYT) – An area man allegedly resisted arrest during an incident that occurred in Reynoldsville Borough.

According to court documents, the Reynoldsville Borough Police Department on Friday, January 20, filed criminal charges against 31-year-old Travis Michael Hayes, of Indiana, in Magisterial District Judge David B. Inzana’s office.

According to a criminal complaint, Reynoldsville Borough Police received a phone call from a known individual that Travis Michael Hayes was inside One Stop in Reynoldsville Borough, Jefferson County. Hayes was known to have several warrants from an incident police responded to on January 19, 2023.

Police arrived on the scene and observed Hayes sitting at a table by the skill machines. An officer approached Hayes and told him there were several warrants for his arrest. The officer told him to stand up, turn around, and put his hands behind his back, and Hayes did not comply, the complaint states.

The officer then grabbed ahold of Hayes’ hand and he began to pull away, the complaint indicates.

Hayes was told to stop resisting as the officer grabbed him with both hands. Hayes continued to ask what he was under arrest for. The officer told him several times he had multiple warrants, the complaint notes.

Hayes continued to move toward the door, and the officer pulled him back, the complaint states.

The officer told Hayes several times to stop resisting and put his hands behind his back, but Hayes continued to resist by pulling away and trying to get to the door, the complaint indicates.

The officer called county control and requested backup. After some time, authorities were able to detain Hayes, the complaint notes.

Hayes was arraigned at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 20, on the following charges in front of Judge Inzana:

– Resist Arrest/Other Law Enforcement, Misdemeanor 2

Unable to post $5,000.00 monetary bail, he was lodged in the Jefferson County Jail.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, January 31, at 12:15 p.m. with Judge Inzana presiding. 

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