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DUNKRIK, N.Y. (WIVB) – A Dunkirk Police Special Response team along with parole officers were performing a routine check on probation clients Friday night when they entered Don’s Hotel on Lake Shore Drive, leading to the arrest of Joshua J. Hammer.dunkirk-meth-arrest

Police say Hammer, who was wanted on domestic violence related assault charges, had barricaded himself inside a room before being talked out by police. He was found in possession of a loaded semi-automatic handgun and had set up a methamphetamine lab inside the room.

Hammer was charged with unlawfully manufacturing methamphetamine and criminal possession of a weapon.

Hammer is being held at the Dunkirk Police Department without bail pending his arraignment.









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