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Motorcycle chases ends with drug arrest

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Police say a suspect tried to elude officers. Meth and marijuana were seized after he stopped.

By Christopher Brooke, Reporter

HILLSVILLE — A 32-year-old Austinville man faces illegal drug and traffic charges after he tried to elude a Carroll deputy during a traffic stop last Thursday, according to Sheriff Warren Manning.
The chase occurred as Sgt. Bobby Lyons was patrolling the area near U.S. 52 and Pleasant View Road. The deputy saw a motorcycle being operated in a reckless manner, according to a press release from the sheriff's office.
Lyons tried to stop the motorcycle for reckless driving, but it sped off, heading south on U.S. 52.


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