A Buffalo man wanted in connection with a homicide last month in Jamestown was apprehended in Buffalo Wednesday.
Antwain Jackson, 20, of East Utica Street was arrested at 540 Riley Ave. by Buffalo Police Officers Edward Penkalski and Jeffrey Moody, who found Jackson hiding under a bed in his girlfriend's first-floor bedroom.
Jackson is accused in the Sept. 27 shooting death of Philip Williams, 22, during a robbery at Williams' Jamestown apartment at 102 W. 8th St.
Jamestown Police Detective Capt. Randall Present said: "Through sources on the street, we were able to get a description of a house on Riley Avenue in Buffalo. Acting with State Police, we were able to narrow down the location and eventually were able to come up with a specific address. They went to that house and apprehended Jackson without incident.
"State police had developed some information that Jackson might be at his friend's house on Riley Street and so the house was placed under surveillance last night and we went in about 9:25 this morning," Penkalski said Wednesday.
Occupants in the house at first refused to let the officers inside, according to authorities.
"They told us Jackson was there last night and had left early this morning, but Officer Moody is a pretty good talker and he persuaded them to let us in to search. They must have figured he was hidden pretty good. They put shoes in front of Jackson under the bed," Penkalski said. "We wound up dragging him out from under the bed."
Another suspect, LaQquan G. Harriott, 23, of New York City, was arrested a few hours after the shooting. He remains in Chautauqua County Jail.
Police are still looking for a third man, Jason Page, 21, of New York City.
"We are still conducting a very broad search for Jason Page. We are working with State Police, Buffalo Police and are in almost daily contact with detectives in the New York City Police Department," Present said.
Jamestown police earlier said the West 8th Street address was believed to have ties to drug deals, and Present added: "All of the victims and suspects in this case knew each other, and we still consider robbery to be the main motive in this case."
Jackson, Harriott and Page all are facing charges of first-degree murder, first-degree robbery and first-degree burglary.
Jackson was arraigned in Jamestown City Court Wednesday and sent to Chautauqua County Jail without bail.