Wanted Ohio Man Arrested Following Weekend Police Pursuit In Jamestown

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JAMESTOWN – A wanted Ohio man is in police custody following a vehicle pursuit that nearly injured a Jamestown Police Officer over the 4th of July weekend.







Officers attempted to stop Gregory Hawkins during a “suspicious vehicle check” on the city’s eastside around 5 p.m. Saturday.

Hawkins, officers report, allegedly fled the scene, nearly striking a patrolman. He was later arrested on the 4th of July.







In addition to a slew of weapons and assault charges out of Ohio, Hawkins now also faces drug charges after police said they found a large quantity of meth and fentanyl allegedly in his possession.

He was taken to Jamestown City Jail awaiting arraignment and extradition.













 

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