SWAT team helps take man into custody

TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) – A man is now behind bars after threatening officers and his own family members.

Officers from East Aurora asked Town of Tonawanda Police to arrest Andrew Kina, who they believed was in a room at the Royal Inn Motel on Niagara Falls Boulevard Monday night. Police tell News 4 that Kina he wouldn’t come out of the room and they called in reinforcements.

Tonawanda Police Capt. James Stauffinger said, “We had a limited callout of our SWAT team to make entry into the room, and we found Mr. Kina inside, and he was taken into custody without any incident.”

Police say the 31-year-old threatened family members with a firearm. He’s at the Erie County Holding Center charged with criminal contempt.

WIVB.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s