Police say a Waterloo man was arrested after an incident at the City of Geneva’s tree lighting ceremony Friday night.
Officers were dispatched to City Hall around 7:40 p.m. for an assault in progress.
Daniel Bailey, age 30, is accused of striking another person with a closed fist during the ceremony. He was located on Castle Street.
After police approached, Bailey assumed an aggressive stance and attempted to fight officers. He was taken into custody, but continued resisting.
Once at the public safety building officers said Bailey continued resisting and head-butted an officer. That officer had to be treated at a local medical facility.
Bailey was transported to the Ontario County Jail for arraignment. He was charged with a felony count of assault, as well as two misdemeanor counts of obstruction and resisting arrest.
He was charged with harassment in connection with the original incident at the tree lighting ceremony.
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