Jamestown Man Charged Following Sunday Chase That Ended In A Crash

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GERRY – A 21-year-old Jamestown man is facing several charges following a vehicle pursuit that police say ended in a crash on Sunday.

New York State Police say troopers attempted to pull over Johnathan DeJesus-Godineaux’s vehicle on Route 60 for an alleged traffic violation.

Police say DeJesus-Godineaux did not stop however, fleeing at a high rate of speed.

DeJesus-Godineaux, troopers say, continued for several miles before crashing in a ravine.

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While searching the man police allegedly found a bag of methamphetamine and a set of brass knuckles.

Furthermore, police say the license plate on the vehicle was reported stolen out of Michigan.

DeJesus-Godineaux was arrested and charged with first-degree reckless endangerment, third-degree unlawfully fleeing from a police officer in a motor vehicle, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and second-degree obstructing governmental administration.

He was released and is scheduled to appear in the Town of Gerry Court next month


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