Friday, May 16, 2008

Foot Pursuit / Arrest

Martinsburg Police arrested a 21 year-old Martinsburg man following a foot pursuit at about 3:30 a.m. Friday. Chad Michael Spaur, of North Third Street, was arrested in the 300 block of West Burke Street after running from an Officer in the O’Henry Street area.

Officer D. P. North observed two males run in an attempt to elude police. Officer J. L. Harper, Sgt. L. G. Witt and Lt. John Sherman assisted in attempting to locate the individuals. Lt. Sherman located one of the suspects in an alleyway to the rear of the 400 block of West King Street. The individual again ran, onto private property, and was apprehended by Officers Harper and North in an area to the rear of the 300 block of West Burke Street. After a brief struggle Spaur was taken into custody and approximately four grams of marijuana which had been thrown by the suspect was found.

Spaur was transported to the Police Department, processed and taken to the Eastern Regional Jail to await arraignment by a Berkeley County Magistrate on charges of Fleeing from Police, Resisting Arrest, Assault on an Officer, Possession of Marijuana and Trespassing.

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