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Police Chase Ends in Three Arrests in Kanawha

By: Jeremy Edwards Email
By: Jeremy Edwards Email

UPDATE 11/8/13 @ 3:45 p.m.
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Three people are facing charges after a police chase ended in a crash.

The crash started along MacCorkle Avenue in Jefferson.

St. Albans Police tell WSAZ.com when the chase reached Rock Lake Drive in South Charleston Lucas Randall Lynch, 30, jumped out of the car and his foot was run over. He refused medical treatment.

Police say Keary Lee Drake, 45, drove off and later crashed along Childress Road.

Investigators say Drake was found with two stolen guns, one shotgun and one AR-15.

Drake is now charged with felon in possession of firearm and a fleeing charge.

Lynch, was charged with felon in possession of firearm.

Sarah Kay Burgess, 20, was also in the vehicle at the time of the pursuit. She is facing misdemeanor charges

No word on what started the chase.



UPDATE 11/8/13 @ 2:50 p.m.
KANAWHA COUNTY,W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Three people are in custody after a police chase through Kanawha County ended in a crash.

911 Dispatchers tell WSAZ.com the crash started along MacCorkle Avenue in Jefferson.

St. Albans Police say when the chase reached Rock Lake Drive in South Charleston one of the passengers jumped out of the car and was run over. The man is refusing medical treatment, according to police. The driver kept going and was later involved in a crash along Childress Road.

Police say once the car was stopped two men were taken into custody and a stolen rifle was found inside the car, along with another gun. It's still unclear who owns the vehicle involved in the chase.

Police say they're still trying to figure out why the men refused to stop.

No charges have been filed in the case.

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ORIGINAL STORY
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A police pursuit is underway in western Kanawha County.

Dispatchers tell WSAZ.com it started in Jefferson along MacCorkle Avenue.

It's unclear why police tried to stop the car.

Dispatchers tell WSAZ.com a person in the car jumped out along Rock Lake Drive in South Charleston.

The car was eventually stopped on Childress Road between Willow Drive and Corridor G. Investigators say two people are now in custody.

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