Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Vehicle Pursuit - Arrest

 At 2:15AM Oct 16, 2011 Martinsburg City Police Officers responded to the 800 block of W. Burke Street for a reported vehicle crash.  This was the result of a vehicle pursuit by a Berkeley County Deputy.  The deputy stopped the vehicle on E. Burke Street and the vehicle left this location during the stop.  This pursuit proceeded west on Burke Street and ended in the 800 block when a red Volkswagen Jetta lost control and struck three parked vehicles. 

Three of the four vehicles received extensive damage.  All persons experiencing damage to their vehicles resided or were staying within the 800 block of W. Burke Street.  The operator of the Jetta was identified Lonnie A. Gregory, 42 years old of 500 E. Race Street Martinsburg.  Gregory was arrested for DUI and an assortment of other traffic charges related to this crash.  Gregory left his vehicle and fled on foot and after a short foot pursuit was located and arrested by officers responding to this location in the area of Tennessee Ave and Martin Street.  This crash is still under investigation and a cooperative effort by the Sheriffs Office and Martinsburg City Police continues.

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