WEST ELLICOTT – A Lakewood man was sent to the county jail early Sunday morning after leading police on a high speed chase on Fairmount Ave.
According to a report from the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s office, deputies observed a motorcycle traveling at 100 mph while heading east on Fairmount Ave. in the town of Ellicott around 2:30 a.m. Sunday.
Deputies attempted to stop the motorcycle which then failed to comply. The operator, identified as 28 year old Dustin Pickett of Lakewood, continued fleeing from deputies and led them on vehicle pursuit into the Town of Busti.
Pickett eventually crashed the motorcycle on W. Summit St. and surrendered to deputies and officers from Lakewood Busti Police dept.
He faces multiple charges, including fleeing from police, speeding, reckless operation, and DWI.
Pickett was arraigned in the Town of Busti court and sent to the county jail.