Sheriff: Silver Creek man charged with assault after forcibly entering home

SILVER CREEK, N.Y. (WIVB) — Deputies charged a Silver Creek man with assault and two counts of harrassment after they say he forced his way into a home in the village on Wednesday.

After allegedly entering the Silver Creek home, deputies say Quentin Lawton, 21, assaulted another person.

Authorities say a warrant was issued for Lawton’s arrest and he was taken into custody the following day.

Following his arraignment, Lawton was committed to the Chautauqua County Jail. 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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