Area Police

Westfield Police Department

WESTFIELD — Once the sirens went on, the driver allegedly went off. Westfield Police Department said Andrew K. Davidson, 44, of South Gale Street, Westfield, was operating a pick-up truck that was reported to be operating erratically on South Gale Street. Patrol saw the vehicle fail to make a complete stop at the intersection of South Gale Street and Route 20.

Patrol activated emergency lights and sirens and the pick-up truck did not comply to pull over, police say. The vehicle was stopped on Rogerville Road in the town of Westfield and Davidson was taken into custody.

Davidson’s charges include unlawful fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle, reckless driving, second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, operating without of ignition interlock device, failed to stop at a stop sign, speed over 55 miles per hour and two charges of speed in zone.

Davidson was arraigned in Westfield Village Court and remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail with bail set at $25,000 cash or $50,000 property.

¯ WESTFIELD – James A. Grant, 54, of Jefferson Street, Jamestown, was charged with second-degree criminal contempt, a class A misdemeanor, and aggravated family offense, a class E felony, on Friday.

At 6:41 p.m., patrol responded to 7-Eleven on East Main Street for a suspicious situation of several subjects consuming alcohol in a parked car, which was anonymously reported. It is alleged that Grant was drinking beer out of a Big Gulp cup while a passenger in a Buffalo Transportation Inc. taxi cab. It was found that Grant had a warrant out of the city of Jamestown for his arrest. Also, it was found that Grant allegedly had a order of protection against a female passenger and her child.

Grant was charged and transported to the Jamestown Police Department by the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office. Grant was listed on the Jamestown police’s top 10 most wanted in January 2018. Grant was sent to the Chautauqua County Jail and will appear in court at a later date.

Jamestown Police

≤ Jamestown police have charged a city man with arson, alleging he started two city properties in which he was living on fire.

David M. Wright, 31, of Jamestown has been charged with two counts of second-degree arson and two counts of second-degree criminal mischief. Police allege Wright set a fire at 24 Phillips St. on Jan. 19 and at 12 Mt. Vernon Place on Nov. 6. Police say Wright lived in both locations at the time of the fires and that he allegedly intentionally set both fires.

Wright was arraigned in Jamestown City Court and taken to the Chautauqua County Jail.