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Union Springs man charged with assaulting 17-year-old, then resisting arrest

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The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office arrested Matthew H. Delfavero, of Union Springs, after a fight investigation on June 5. Deputies discovered Delfavero had repeatedly struck a 17-year-old boy in the head with his fist.


During the investigation, Delfavero became uncooperative and physical with deputies. He faces charges of menacing, obstructing governmental administration, and resisting arrest. Delfavero was arraigned and released on his own recognizance.

He is scheduled to appear in Town of Springport Court at a later date. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office at 315-253-1222 or leave a tip on their website.