MAYVILLE, NY. (THECOUNT) — Michael S. Ellis, owner of the Mayville Diner, has been charged with arson, say Tuesday morning reports.

Ellis, 40, of Mayville, NY, is charged with Arson, 3rd class C felony.


Ellis was arraigned in the Town of Chautauqua court and released on his own recognizance, reports WGRZ.

A fire completely destroyed the diner, located at 7 W Chautauqua St in Mayville, NY, on December 9.

The restaurant was a popular destination for locals for several years and garnered a favorable Yelp rating.


Geo quick facts: Mayville is a village in Chautauqua County, New York, United States. The population was 1,709 at the 2010 census, which is down 2.7% from the 2000 census. Mayville is in the town of Chautauqua and is the county seat of Chautauqua County – Wikipedia.