JAMESTOWN – An attempt by Jamestown Police to stop a motorcycle for inadequate tail lights turned into a chase through Jamestown and the towns of Ellicott and Busti at about 10 p.m. Saturday.
According to Jamestown Police, Victor J. Cameron, 44, of Jamestown, was driving on Falconer Street when police attempted to stop him for improper tail lights.
Police said he fled and they pursued through Jamestown into the Town of Ellicott and the Town of Busti, back into Jamestown.
At Euclid Street, police said Cameron left the motorcycle and ran off on foot. Cameron was eventually captured.
Cameron was charged with driving while intoxicated, second-degree obstruction, resisting arrest, third-degree unlawful fleeing in a motor vehicle and several traffic infractions from the pursuit.
Cameron was jailed pending arraignment. Jamestown Police were assisted by the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department and Lakewood-Busti Police.