Gouverneur man allegedly assaulted police officers during arrest

Shannon Boprey
Shannon Boprey(WWNY)
Published: Nov. 18, 2022 at 1:04 PM EST
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GOUVERNEUR, New York (WWNY) - A 32-year-old Gouverneur man is accused of attacking two police officers during his arrest.

Village police said Shannon Boprey was being taken into custody on November 3 when he elbowed one officer and the face and struck another in the back of the head.

The officers suffered minor injuries.

Boprey was being arrested in connection with a September 23 incident at the McDonald’s restaurant on East Main Street.

Police charged him with second-degree assault, second-degree harassment and resisting arrest.

Boprey was arraigned in Gouverneur Town Court and sent to the St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility on $2,500 bail or $5,000 bond.