Lakewood Man Charged After Police Chase

TOWN OF ELLICOTT, N.Y. - A Chautauqua County man faces multiple charges following a police chase early Sunday morning.

It happened just after 2:30 a.m.

Deputies charged Dustin D. Pickett, 28, of Lakewood, with driving while intoxicated, reckless operation, speeding, failure to obey a traffic control device, and unlawful fleeing from a police officer.

Deputies say they saw Pickett riding his motorcycle in excess on 100 miles per hour on Fairmount Avenue.  They attempted to pull him over, but Pickett took off, according to deputies.

The pursuit continued into the Town of Busti.  Pickett then crashed his motorcycle on West Summit Street and surrendered to deputies and Lakewood-Busti police officers.  He was not hurt.

Pickett was arraigned in the Town of Busti court and was remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail on bail.

 

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