Violent domestic incident in Orchard Park

Violent domestic incident in Orchard Park
Posted at 11:39 AM, Sep 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-08 11:39:57-04

Orchard Park Police announced they have arrested a 32-year-old male after a violent domestic incident Friday night on Regalwood Drive in Orchard Park.

Police say Matthew Meyer, of Orchard Park, was arrested and charged with criminal obstruction of breathing, reckless endangerment, harassment, and two counts of felony criminal mischief. 

According to police, after a verbal argument Meyer became violent, smashing a television screen with a laptop and flipping furniture.

Meyer also allegedly pushed and choked his wife before retrieving a shotgun from the basement.

Police say Meyer got into his pickup truck and began to leave the residence but then rammed his 2016 Chevrolet Silverado into a 2015 Chevrolet Traverse that was parked in the driveway.

The Traverse went through the garage door of the residence as a result of being rammed.

Meyer left the scene on foot with the shotgun and was taken into custody Orchard Park Police a short distance away without incident.

Meyer was arraigned in Town Court and released with orders to stay way from the property.

The victim suffered minor injuries according to police.

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