JAMESTOWN -- A 38-year-old Jamestown fugitive sought since a raid on an alleged meth lab on Barrows Street was arrested at a house on Lakecrest Avenue in Lakewood about 10 a.m. Tuesday by Jamestown and Lakewood-Busti police officers.
Donald W. Dean was taken into custody after Jamestown police received several anonymous tips on the department’s TIPS phone line.
Dean was being held on a felony count of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the second-degree and unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine in the third-degree. The charges were linked to a narcotics raid last week at 181 Barrows Street by Jamestown police, State Police and Department of Homeland Security officers.
Anyone with information about illegal sale of drugs in the Jamestown area is urged to contact the Jamestown Police Department’s Anonymous TIP line at 483-8477. All calls and tips are kept confidential.