Wanted Jamestown Man Arrested Tuesday

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JAMESTOWN – A wanted Jamestown man was taken into custody Tuesday following a brief foot chase and subsequent struggle with police.

The Jamestown Police Department says an officer spotted 33-year-old Erik Morrison, wanted on outstanding bench warrants from Jamestown City Court and on a parole violation, walking in the area of Winsor and Water Streets around 2 p.m.

The officer, police say, approached Morrison and when they attempted to speak with him, he allegedly took off on foot.

Morrison was arrested following a brief struggle, police said.

Additionally, it is alleged Morrison was found in possession of two controlled substances.

He is charged with second-degree obstructing governmental administration, two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and on the outstanding warrants.


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