3 charged after confrontation with deputies in Clarendon
18-year-old allegedly points loaded rifle at deputy and sergeant before dropping the gun
Press Release, Orleans County Undersheriff Chris Bourke
CLARENDON – The Orleans County Sheriff’s Office charged three Clarendon residents following a violent confrontation with Sheriff’s deputies on Thursday, Undersheriff Chris Bourke said.
Deputies were called to 4179 Bennetts Corners Road at 2:15 p.m. for a reported family dispute in progress. Upon arrival, Sgt. David Foeller and Deputy J.J. Cole were confronted by Elizabeth D. Klaver, 22, who had allegedly been ramming her boyfriend’s car with her car.
Elizabeth Klaver refused to comply with deputies’ orders and was refusing to be handcuffed. While this was occurring, Elizabeth’s mother D’Ann M. Klaver, 50, allegedly began pushing deputies, and obstructing. D’Ann Klaver was advised she was under arrest and then began physically fighting with Sgt. Foeller.
At this time two more individuals ran out of the house yelling at the deputies. One of those individuals, Andrew D. Klaver, 18, ran back into the house then came back out with a loaded rifle and allegedly pointed it at Sgt. Foeller and Deputy Cole. Andrew Klaver dropped the rifle moments later but refused to comply with further orders and was taken into custody following deployment of the Taser.
The following were arraigned by Town of Clarendon Justice Thomas DiFante
• Elizabeth D. Klaver was charged with obstructing governmental administration in the 2nd degree, and reckless endangerment in the 2nd degree. Bail was set at $10,000 cash or bond.
• D’Ann M. Klaver was charged with obstructing governmental administration in the 2nd degree, resisting arrest and harassment in the 2nd degree. Bail was set at $10,000 cash or bond.
• Andrew D. Klaver was charged with resisting arrest, felony menacing a police officer, and criminal possession of a weapon. Bail was set at $25,000 cash or bond.
All three were remanded to the custody of the sheriff at the Orleans County Jail and will return to Clarendon Town Court on Nov. 19 at 5:30 p.m.
The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the State Police., Holley Police, Albion Police, Brockport Police and the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.