Wanted Jamestown Man Charged After Police Investigate Report Of Stuck Vehicle

JAMESTOWN – A wanted Jamestown man is facing several charges after he allegedly fled from officers during an incident at the Chadakoin Park on Washington Street Wednesday morning, according to the Jamestown Police Department. 

Police say they responded for a report of a vehicle stuck in a field/wooded area. Upon arrival, police say the driver, Andrew L. Kiendl, 31, allegedly fled into the wooded area.

Police say K-9 officers from the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, New York State Police and Lakewood-Busti Police assisted in the search. Kiendl was reportedly tracked to a Fluvanna Avenue business, and later a wooded area north of Fluvanna Avenue, where police say he was arrested.

Kiendl is charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief for the damage he allegedly caused to the park. Kiendl is also charged with the warrants for aggravated criminal contempt, endangering the welfare of a child, second-degree criminal contempt, fourth-degree criminal mischief, second-degree burglary and third-degree assault.

Kiendl was taken to Jamestown City Jail to await arraignment.


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