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Man runs following traffic stop; deputies track footprints in the snow

Adkins was arrested on an active capias through the Logan County Circuit Court, fleeing on foot...
Adkins was arrested on an active capias through the Logan County Circuit Court, fleeing on foot and obstructing an officer.(Logan County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Jan. 21, 2022 at 4:12 PM EST
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LOGAN COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) – A routine traffic stop along West Virginia Route 73 quickly turned into a chase Thursday in Logan County.

According to the Logan County Sheriff’s Office, the traffic stop was initiated after deputies notice a white GMC truck in the Mud Fork area with no brake lights.

Deputies say when they approached the truck, a passenger, later identified as Jody Adkins, took off running.

Deputies followed Adkins to a trailer off Oriole Way.

Approximately ten people were inside of the trailer and told deputies Adkins left through a back door.

Deputies say they located Adkins at another home in the Verdunville area by tracking his footprints in the snow.

Adkins was found inside a closet of the home.

He was arrested on an active capias through the Logan County Circuit Court, fleeing on foot and obstructing an officer.

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