JAMESTOWN – A 23-year-old Celoron man is facing a slew of charges after almost hitting a Jamestown Police patrol car. Following a search, officers allegedly recovered drugs and weapons.
Officers with the Jamestown Police Department stopped a vehicle, driven by Jonathan Dejesus Godineaux, in the area of West Third and Lafayette Streets around 2 a.m. Saturday after the alleged incident.
Following an investigation, it was found Dejesus Godineaux was in possession of over 12 ounces methamphetamine, a digital scale, drug packaging material, a loaded 9mm firearm, and metal knuckles.
Dejesus Godineaux, police said, could not legally possess the firearm due to a past felony conviciton.
The man now faces several charges, including criminal possession of a weapon, criminal possession of a controlled substance and aggravated unlicensed operation.
Officers say Dejesus Godineaux was remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail.