01/27/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/27/2020 20:57
On January 26th, 2020, Troopers out of SP Jamestown arrested Jordan Eckwahl, 32, of Bemus Point, for Felony Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 1st Degree and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree.
Eckwahl was pulled over for speeding on Route 430 in Jamestown and after failing SFSTs, Eckwahl was placed under arrest. A search of Eckwahl and his vehicle revealed a rifle, several rounds of ammunition and a glassine envelope containing methamphetamine. Eckwahl was transported to SP Jamestown where he provided a breath sample of .20. A check of Eckwahl's driving record revealed that his driving privileges had been revoked due to a DWI conviction within the preceding 10 years, and a criminal history check revealed a felony conviction, prohibiting him from possessing a firearm. Eckwahl was then processed, issued appearance tickets and traffic tickets and released. Eckwahl is scheduled to appear in the town of Ellicott Court next month.