Jamestown Man Arrested In Violent Home Invasion Assault 

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JAMESTOWN, NY (WNY News Now) – A 44-year-old is accused of breaking-into a Jamestown home and violently assaulting the resident inside. 

Jamestown Police arrested Rashaun Smith following the alleged home invasion and attack on Spring Street just before 8 a.m. on Saturday. 

An investigation found that Smith allegedly restrained, assaulted and choked a victim inside the residence, causing several injuries during a domestic dispute.  

He was located outside and taken into custody by responding officers. During a search of his person, police allegedly found a quantity of methamphetamine.  

Smith was charged with burglary, assault, unlawful imprisonment, criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation and criminal possession of a controlled substance.  


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