Alleged Shoplifter Caught After Foot Chase

FALCONER – Luca A. Brownlee, 25, of Jamestown was charged with petit larceny and resisting arrest by Town of Ellicott Police Wednesday after he allegedly fled from police during a shoplifting investigation.
Police responded to a shoplifting report at the Falconer Dollar General store.
As police approached Brownlee, he allegedly ran from them.
He was apprehended and charged. In addition, police said he has outstanding warrants from Dunkirk. He was remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail.