City man arrested for drug possession after trying to hit police officers, and engaging in high-speed chase...

A Jamestown man faces several charges... including Felony drug possession and attempted assault... after he allegedly tried to hit arresting officers with his car... and, leading them on a chase into Falconer.  City Police Captain Bob Samuelson says members of the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force were following up on an investigation into alleged Methamphetime sales... when they approached a car on Falconer Street about 3:20 PM Tuesday.  Samuelson says the operator, 41 year-old Donald Dean, drove off... and, almost struck the officers with the vehicle.  He says police gave chase, and followed Dean into Falconer... where he drove into a wooded-area behind the Red Roof Inn... and, tried to get away on foot.  However... he was arrested after a short foot chase.  Their investigation showed that Dean had been renting a room at the hotel... and, they obtained a search warrant.  Task Force members say they found a quantity of Methamphetime in the room.  Dean was arraigned on charges including one count of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance... and three counts of first-degree attempted assault... and, sent to the county jail without bail.


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