FALCONER – Town of Ellicott Police responded to a reported burglury in progress at the Budget Inn at 12:36 a.m. Sunday that led to a chase into the Chadakoin River.
Police said a 17-year-old suspect allegedly broke into the hotel manager’s bedroom and removed several items.
The boy surrendered after police and the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s K-9 set a perimeter. He was charged with burglary, obstruction, and resisting arrest. He was remanded to the county jail.