Dunkirk Man Arrested for DWAI, Gun Charges

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FREDONIA, NY (WNY News Now) – A Village of Fredonia traffic stop led to one man being arrested on weapon charges over the weekend.  

On Saturday May 5, the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office pulled over a possible impaired driver on Bennet Road in the Village of Fredonia.

Officers discovered the operator of the vehicle, 25-year-old Dakota Cordell of Dunkirk was under the influence of drugs

Upon further investigation, it was discovered that Cordell was in possession of a loaded large capacity ammunition feeding device, and disassembled shotgun and AR-15 Rifle.

In addition, Cordell was operating the unregistered motor vehicle without a drivers license.

He was arrested and transported to the Pomfret Sub-station for DWAI processing and a DRE evaluation before being transported to Chautauqua County Jail for arraignment.

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