Police have to break-up fight between "out of towners" at Lakewood YMCA following basketball tournament...

Four police agencies were called to the Lakewood YMCA last Saturday night after a large fight broke out... and, six people were arrested.  Lakewood-Busti Police report that the fight was allegedly started between two teen age boys -- but, attracted a crowd of about 60 people.  Lakewood busti Police Chief John Bentley tells us they were called to the scene shortly before 8 p.m., at the end of a three-on-three basketball tournament at the 'Y.'  Bentley says disagreements during the tournament between the suspects apparently spilled outside the court.  The Sheriff's officers, Ellicott Town Police and State Police were called into assist.  Five juveniles between the ages of 13-and-15... and, one 17 year old were arrested.  All were from the Dunkirk and Buffalo areas.  The 17 year-old from Dunkirk is charged with disorderly conduct... and, unlawful posession of marijuana.  The younger teens cases were petitioned to family court.


One year-old baby found unattended at Lakewood Wal-Mart store, father and mother arrested...

Two Jamestown residents have been arrested following the discovery of a one-year-old baby in a stroller left unattended for "some time" in the Lakewood Wal-Mart Sunday night.  Lakewood-Busti police were called to the scene on East Fairmount Avenue shortly after 9 p.m. on a report the toddler had been found in the shoe department.  Officers say they found the father of the child was part of a group that had gone to the store... and, he left the child unattended.  The toddler was taken to the store's Loss Prevention Office until the parents could be found.  The mother... identifed as 20 year-old Nelly Gonzalez... told employees that the child was with his father.  She was charged with endangering the welfare of a child.  During the investigation... police found Gonzalez's boyfriend had an order of protection against the father -- identifed as 39 year-old Miguel Ramos-Flores.  When police tried to arrest Ramos-Flores -- he resisted and struggled with officers -- who had to use a low-setting taser on him.  He was arraigned on charges -- including resisting arrest, and child endangerment -- and jailed on $10,000 bail.

 

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