Suspect Apprehended in Jamestown for Multiple Charges

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(WNY News Now) – A 29-year-old Jamestown, New York man faces a slew of charges, including criminal trespass, criminal impersonation, and resisting arrest, following an incident on December 5, 2023.

Jamestown, N.Y. – In an incident that unfolded on December 5, 2023, at approximately 7:46 pm, officers from the Jamestown Police Department 2nd platoon discovered a male trespassing on the property of the Western NY and Pennsylvania railroad tracks at E. 1st St. / Institute St. During a routine area check, officers attempted to approach the individual, later identified as Devon L. Wilson. However, Wilson attempted to evade the officers, prompting a pursuit.

Wilson was found a short distance away and allegedly provided false information about his identity, initially impersonating another individual. Despite his attempt to mislead law enforcement, Wilson was eventually identified by the officers.

When officers moved to apprehend Wilson, he resisted arrest and attempted to evade custody. Subsequent investigation revealed that Wilson had an active warrant from the Town of Hamburg Police Department.

The charges against Wilson include criminal trespass in the 3rd degree, criminal impersonation in the 2nd degree, resisting arrest, and obstructing governmental administration in the 2nd degree. Currently held pending arraignment, Wilson awaits legal proceedings in Jamestown City Court.

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