Silver Creek man with two assault rifles charged

OBSERVER Staff Report

SILVER CREEK – This afternoon, the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a man leaving his residence carrying two assault rifles, following an altercation with two other individuals.

Deputies located the suspect and identified him as Matthew J. Glinski, 44, of Silver Creek.

Further investigation led the deputies to suspect Glinski had tried to dispose of several marijuana plants from his residence before deputies arrived. A search warrant was obtained, resulting in the reported seizure of several more marijuana plants from a grow operation along with a substantial amount of money.

Glinski was charged with two counts of third-degree possession of a weapon and two counts of second-degree harassment for the initial altercation.

Additional details on the arrest will be available in Monday’s OBSERVER.