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Area police

Warren Jimerson

Warren Jimerson

Subject fights with deputies following domestic incident

BUFFALO — Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports Deputies Rogers, Lundberg and Girdler were called to a Sulphur Springs Road residence on the Seneca Nation of Indians Territory Thursday evening for a domestic incident where female and a child were injured. The suspect fled the scene by the time when Deputies arrived but was later found at a nearby resident during another disturbance call.

While trying to take Warren Jimerson, 20 of Brant, into custody, Jimerson fought with the deputies. The deputies subdued the subject and placed him into custody. Jimerson is charged with felony counts of burglary and robbery, as well as six different misdemeanor charges which include resisting arrest, two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, petit larceny, disobeying a court order and assault. The defendant is also charged with a harassment violation.

The subject is remanded to the Erie County Holding Center without bail pending his arraignment.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

¯ Steven Andrews, 53, of John Street, Brocton, was charged with driving while abilities impaired, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and moved from lane unsafely on Thursday. At around 5:50 p.m., Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident on Route 5 near Wilbur Road in the town of Dunkirk. When deputies arrived on scene, they say they found Andrews’ vehicle, which was driving east bound, off the roadway on the southside of the street. Andrews suffered from minor injures and was taken to Brooks Memorial Hospital. It was found that Andrews was in possession of several controlled substances and was impaired by drugs, police say. Andrews will appear in Dunkirk Town Court at a later date.

New York State Police

¯ POLAND — Thomas Echard, 39, and Austin Echard, 19, both of Kennedy, were charged with illegal discharge of a firearm on Friday. Troopers responded to a report of two subjects shooting in close proximity to the caller’s residence, which was later determined to be less than 300 feet, police say. The subjects were arrested and issued appearance tickets to Poland Town Court for a later date.

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