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City Man Charged Following Police Pursuit

A Jamestown man who led police on a multi-state pursuit Tuesday is facing a host of charges.

Officers with the Jamestown Police Department attempted to stop 39-year-old Larry L. Hicks around 3:40 p.m. in the area of Arnold and Maple streets. Hicks, who was driving a gray BMW, took off, leading officers from the city to the town of Carroll and shortly thereafter into Pennsylvania.

The pursuit went from Russell, Pa., to Sugar Grove, Pa., in Warren County before heading north back into New York.

Officers from the Lakewood-Busti Police Department and Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office joined the chase.

Spike trips were deployed by Lakewood-Busti officers, and the vehicle eventually came to a stop on Big Tree Road, near Cowing Road, in the town of Busti.

Hicks was taken into custody; he was transported to Jamestown City Jail on charges of third-degree unlawful fleeing police in a motor vehicle, obstructing governmental administration, reckless driving, second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and other vehicle and traffic violations.

The city man was also charged with a parole violation, Jamestown police said. He was held for arraignment in Jamestown City Court.

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