UPDATE @ 3:57 a.m. Eric W. Sohl is a 16-year employee in the Jamestown Public Schools. He is currently s wrestling coach at Jefferson Middle School.
UPDATE @ 3:40 a.m. Two years ago Sohl was arrested and jailed for DWI and what police called “road rage.” See that report below the latest:
HARMONY-Eric W. Sohl, 42, Frewsburg, was taken into custody by sheriff’s deputies Sunday afternoon for allegedly stalking a person for several months despite repeatedly being told to cease any contact.
Sheriff’s deputies were alerted Saturday that Sohl was involved in what was termed “harassment and unwanted contact,” and subsequent investigation revealed the behavior started last December and continued until Saturday’s formal complaint.
Sohl was arraigned in the Town of North Harmony Court on behalf of the Town of Harmony. He was jailed in lieu of $1,000 bail; however he was no longer in the county jail when TheCAT checked his status early Monday.
The following is verbatim a report sent to TheCAT Feb. 6, 2016:
“On February 5th, 2016 at about 11:05pm, Sheriff’s Deputies were called to assist Lakewood-Busti Police with a road rage incident involving a vehicle allegedly being chased by another vehicle. Deputies located both vehicles on Baker Street in the Town of Busti traveling at a high rate of speed. Deputies attempted a traffic stop on both vehicles. Both vehicles failed to comply and led deputies on a short pursuit. Both vehicles were eventually stopped. Shortly after being stopped one vehicle involved fled the scene. The vehicle was later stopped in the Town of Carroll and the operator was identified as Eric W. Sohl. Sohl was taken into custody and after processing was arraigned in Town Of Busti Court on charges of speed in 55mph zone, fail to comply with a lawful order and reckless driving. Eric Sohl was remanded to Chautauqua County Jail on $1,000 cash, $2,000 property. Eric Sohl will appear in Town of Carroll Court at a later date to answer charges of driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content of .08% or greater and refusal to submit to a roadside breath test.”