Ex-Con From Ohio Flees Traffic Stop With Gun

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NORTH HARMONY-An ex-convict from Ohio fled the scene of a traffic stop on Rt. 394 with a gun last Friday evening according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office. 

James O. Schmidt, 32, was reportedly detained with a .45 caliber pistol, which is illegal due to his prior convictions in the State of Ohio.

Schmidt was charged with Criminal Possession of a Firearm, 3rd degree Criminal Possession of a Weapon and a traffic violation for an illegal windshield.



Credit Sheriff’s Office.

Schmidt was remanded to County Jail on $10,000 bail.

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