Man allegedly injures state trooper while resisting arrest

SCIO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A Wellsville man allegedly injured a state trooper while resisting arrest after a traffic stop in the Town of Scio.

State Police were investigating a report of a stolen vehicle when they caught up to 44-year-old Chad Mulholland in Scio. Authorities say they stopped Mulholland, but while he was being taken into custody, he resisted arrest, causing injuries to a trooper’s right arm and hand.

Mulholland is facing several charges, including second degree assault, resisting arrest, fourth and fifth degree criminal possession of stolen property and unauthorized use of a vehicle.

Troopers say they found other stolen items inside the vehicle and learned Mulholland was driving drunk on a license that had been revoked due to prior DWI convictions.

He was additionally charged with felony DWI, first degree felony aggravated unlicensed operation, using a vehicle without an interlock ignition device and refusal to take a breath test.

Mulholland was taken to the Allegany County Jail on $50,000 bail. 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.

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