Officer injured after open burning incident, Canandaigua man charged with assault

On Sunday around 10:45 p.m. police arrested a Canandaigua man on assault, and open burning charges following an incident on Phoenix Street.

Klon J. Reese, 21, of Canandaigua was charged with second-degree assault, resisting arrest, open burning, disorderly conduct, and littering, according to police.

They report he was observed burning a small fire on a sidewalk on Phoenix Street; and was determined through investigation that clothing had been set on fire.

As result it was also determined that Reese started the fire.

When officers attempted to take Reese into custody he resisted arrest and fought with officers. He was eventually taken into custody and held at the Ontario County Jail.

One officer also sustained minor injuries during the incident that required medical treatment, which resulted in the charge of second-degree assault.