Wanted Man Arrested Following SWAT Standoff In Jamestown

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JAMESTOWN, NY (WNY News Now) – A Jamestown man wanted for arrest by the U.S. Marshall Service was taken into custody this week.

On Wednesday night the Jamestown Police Department received a tip that 36-year-old Jensen Vasquez was staying at a southside residence.

Officers set up a perimeter before making contact with residents inside. Vasquez, police say, was held up inside a bedroom and possibly armed with a gun.

Patrol called all occupants out of the house, with Vasquez refusing. After a several hours long standoff, the Jamestown Police SWAT Team took the wanted man into custody.

He faces several charges including criminal possession of a weapon.

Two other individuals inside the house, 40-year-old Savannah Gross and 25-year-old Katelynn Martinez were also arrested on an outstanding warrant and obstruction of governmental administration, respectively.


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