Area Police

Man charged after fleeing traffic stop

¯ NORTH HARMONY — A Sherman man is facing a slew of charges after fleeing from a traffic stop on Panama-Steadman Road.

Kevin L. Newby, 46 of Sherman, was charged March 6 with second-degree obstruction of governmental administration, second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, using a police scanner in motor vehicle, speed in zone, improper plates, unregistered motor vehicle and no insurance after allegedly being caught speeding around 12:15 p.m.

The driver allegedly did not comply when signaled to pull over and then allegedly fled on foot into the woods. An investigation identified the driver as Newby and also found to have his driving privileges revoked from a previous alcohol-related offense.

He was take into custody at his residence on March 10, arraigned in North Harmony Town Court and sent to the Chautauqua County Jail

New York State Police

¯ BEMUS POINT — On Sunday, troopers arrested Diamond Gunn, 23, of Jamestown for third-degree criminal mischief.

Two days prior, troopers responded to a private business in Bemus Point, where the complainant reported her vehicle had been keyed. Investigation revealed that Gunn was the alleged suspect and she was arrested at the Jamestown barracks. Gunn was then processed, arraigned in Ellery Town Court and released on her own recognizance.