Three arrested after their truck hits pole

WILSON, N.Y. (WIVB) – Three people have been charged with an assortment of crimes after a truck they were riding in struck a pole at the intersection of Wilson-Cambria and German Roads in the Town of Wilson.

Niagara County Sheriff’s deputies say a pickup-truck, driven by 25-year-old Patricia Davis of Wilson, was traveling north on Wilson-Cambria Road when the vehicle crossed over the southbound lane, left the road and struck a power pole. The truck then continued north and struck a culvert before finally coming to a stop.

Police say Davis and her passenger, 44-year-old Ralph Gillon of Niagara Falls, gave conflicting stories about how the accident happened and that Davis initially gave a false name to officers.

It was later revealed that a third passenger, 24-year-old Kelly Jarvis, had fled the scene of the accident before deputies arrived. Jarvis was then located in a yard a half mile from the crash scene.

After further investigation deputies arrested the trio. Davis was charged with DWAI, DWI, false impersonation, criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument, failure to keep right and a violation of the open container law.

Gillon was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Jarvis was charged with obstruction of a government administration, criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument. Jarvis was detained on a previous warrant from Niagara Falls.

No one was injured in the accident and all three were taken to the Niagara County Jail on $500 bail. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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