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Man is behind bars after altercation with Alderson police

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ALDERSON (WVVA) -- A man is behind bars following an altercation with police in Monroe County.

23-year-old David Bailey was arrested following a DUI stop Saturday night.

Chief Jeremy Bennett with the Alderson Police Department ended his pursuit of Bailey near Glen Ray Road and Rt. 3.

Bennett says it took several officers to get Bailey into custody because he got violent.

Bailey is charged with fleeing on DUI, battery on EMS and Law Enforcement, and obstructing officers.

Chief Bennett says the department has amped up their DUI patrol. He estimates they've caught 30 people so far this summer.

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