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Pursuit between Ontario, Wayne counties results in multiple arrests: Felony weapon and drug charges filed

State police arrested three people on felony weapons and drug charges Sunday morning after a pursuit that began in Phelps, Ontario County and ended in Lyons, Wayne County.

According to troopers, a loaded .223 AR style pistol was thrown from the vehicle and recovered by police. Troopers also seized 38 grams of cocaine and 17 grams of crack cocaine.

The driver was identified as 26-year-old James Wright, of Wolcott, who was charged with second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, and unlawful fleeing.


Anastasia R. Clicquennoi, age 49, of Lyons was charged with two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, two counts of fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, and two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a weapon.

Richard Barnes, age 38, of Newark was charged with second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

All three were processed at state police headquarters in Canandaigua and held at the Ontario County Jail.

Clicquennoi and Barnes, who both face felony weapons charges, were released on their own recognizance after the pursuit and arrest.



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