• Deputies said he waved rifle at people on construction site and at Nunda Lumber

A Nunda man who wconfront a co-worker with a rifle at a construction site and into a fire department and local store was arrested Tuesday afternoon.

Livingston County Undersheriff James Szczesniak said Aaron Dudley, 26, was charged with felony menacing a police officer and other charges. He was arraigned and sent to the Livingston County Jail in lieu of $25,000 bail.

Deputies said Dudley confronted an associate at a construction site, left the scene in his vehicle; only to return moments later with a weapon.

Szczesniak said Dudley ran his vehicle into some construction equipment then got out of his vehicle with a rifle. He ran toward people on the site with the rile and chased them around, deputies said, then ran through the Nunda Fire Department, crossed the street and into Nunda Lumber.

Police said he pointed the weapon at several people in the store.

The Nunda Police Department, New York State Police, Mt Morris Police Department and members of the Livingston County Sheriff's Office. Deputy Ryan Swanson arrived on the scene first and were confronted by Dudley with the rifle.  Dep. Swanson was able to get Dudley to surrender the weapon and he was taken into custody without incident.

Undersheriff Szczesniak commends the efforts of all involved in the multi-agency response that resulted in the arrest of Dudley.


More will appear in Wednesday's Genesee Country Express.