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City of Tonawanda man charged after swinging hatchet

City of Tonawanda Police charged a man with menacing and child endangerment after he swung a hatchet at another man in a dispute involving a woman.

Jeffrey J. Hogue, 48, of Tussing Lane in the City of Tonawanda, was involved in the altercation in front of a house on Maldiner St. at about 5 p.m. Monday.

Hogue left the scene but he was found a short distance away, police said. He was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, third-degree menacing, second-degree harassment, unlawful possession of marijuana and aggravated unlicensed operation. He had a suspended driver’s license, police said.