Standoff ends with arrest of Jamestown man
JAMESTOWN - A Jamestown resident is in custody after surrendering to Jamestown police officers.
David R. Olson, 48, was observed by a patrol unit walking on Pennsylvania Avenue on Monday at about 12:50 a.m. Officers attempted to take him into custody for an outstanding warrant. Reportedly, he fled from the officer and ran inside the residence at 223 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Information was received that he had armed himself with a shotgun and was not going to come out peacefully. The Jamestown Police Department's Special Weapons and Tactics Team and the Critical Incident Negotiations Team were activated.
After several hours of negotiations, Olson surrendered to officers at 9 a.m. and was taken into custody. Officers secured a shotgun from the scene. Olson was transported to the city jail where he was charged with the outstanding warrant and second-degree obstructing governmental administration.
Jamestown man charged as part of DWI saturation
On Sunday, New York State Police based out of Boston, Clarence, and the NYS Thruway conducted a DWI (driving while intoxicated) saturation patrol to coincide with the Buffalo Bills opening home game. Troopers issued 50 traffic tickets which included six DWI arrests, one drug arrest, 17 speeding tickets, and 33 other Vehicle and Traffic Law violations.
Among those charged with DWI was Tyler Scott, 22, of Jamestown. He was stopped for a reported traffic infraction on Interstate 90 in the Town of West Seneca, and was judged to be intoxicated. He was processed at state police headquarters in Buffalo where he consented to a breath test. The results were reported to be .10 percent.
Scott is scheduled to appear in the Town of West Seneca Court on a later date to answer the charge.
State Police at Jamestown
POLAND - On Friday, Janelle Abrams, 21, of Salamanca was charged with second-degree harassment. The complainant reported that Abrams called him numerous times, in an intoxicated condition, and continued to call after being told to cease her behavior.
Abrams is scheduled to appear in the Town of Poland Court at a later date to answer the charge.
GREENHURST - On Friday, troopers charged John Furey, 52, of Orchard Park with driving while intoxicated. Furey was pulled over on Route 430 for reportedly driving erratically. He reportedly failed several field sobriety tests.
Furey was transported to state police barracks in Jamestown where he provided a breath sample that was reported to be .14 percent.
Furey was processed, issued tickets returnable to the Town of Ellicott Court and released to a sober individual.
On Saturday, Abimelec Lopez, 28, of Jamestown was charged for driving while intoxicated. He was pulled over on East 2nd Street in Jamestown for a reported traffic violation. He reportedly failed several field sobriety tests and was transported to state police barracks in Jamestown. The breath sample he provided was reported to be .12 percent.
Lopez was processed, issued tickets returnable to the City of Jamestown, and released to a sober individual.
CHERRY CREEK - On Saturday, Heather Scinta, 25, of Cherry Creek was charged with driving while intoxicated.
Troopers pulled her over on West Center St. for a reported traffic violation. She reportedly failed several field sobriety tests.
She was transported to the state police barracks in Jamestown where she provided a breath sample reported to be .15 percent. Scinta was processed, issued tickets returnable to the Town of Cherry Creek Court, and released to a sober individual.
Chautauqua County Court
MAYVILLE - District Attorney David W. Foley announced the following sentences in Chautauqua County Court in front of the Honorable John T. Ward:
Scott P. Biekert, 25, of 26 Clinton St., Westfield, was sentenced to 1 1/2 years in state prison with 1-year post-release supervision for fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.
Jonathan A. Herdzik, 28, of 116 S. Serval St., Dunkirk, was sentenced to 1 year in jail for fourth-degree grand larceny.