NIAGARA FALLS – The United States Marshal Felony Task Force found a man wanted on a felony warrant hiding in a bedroom under a mattress and forcibly arrested him at 10 a.m. Monday in the 1600 block of Eighth Street.
Steven J. Chuilli, 30, was arrested at his home and charged with bail jumping, second-degree criminal mischief, fourth-degree grand larceny and resisting arrest.
Task force members said a woman answered the door and said he was not home. A search of the residence found Chuilli hiding under the mattress, laying on his stomach with his hands under his stomach.
Four officers tried to take him into custody and said he refused to comply with commands to place his hands behind his back. A stun gun was used to force him into compliance, according to officers.
Chuilli was taken to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center to be checked and then taken into custody.