Jamestown Man Charged With Assault Following Domestic Incident

JAMESTOWN – A Jamestown man is charged following an investigation into a domestic violence incident Thursday, according to the Jamestown Police Department. 

Police say they were dispatched to attempt to locate a gray Toyota sedan that was involved in a domestic violence incident in the Town of Ellicott. The vehicle was reportedly located on Maple Street near Arnold Street, with a female with blood on her face who fled the vehicle.

Police determined the driver, Benjamin J. Ernewein, 37, of Jamestown, was allegedly intoxicated. Officers located the female, and they say they determined Ernewein allegedly assaulted the female.

Ernewein was taken to Jamestown City Jail. He is charged with second-degree unlawful imprisonment, third-degree assault, fourth-degree criminal mischief, open container, DWI and DWI per se.


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