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Beckley police arrest man following pursuit

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BECKLEY, WV (WVVA) -

Police in Beckley arrested a man on drug charges following a vehicle pursuit.

According to the Beckley Police Dept., the chase began around 10:00 p.m. Monday. It ended ten minutes later on Prince Street "with the defendant purposely striking an officer's vehicle." No injuries were reported 

Demario Corey Dowell, 28, was arrested on the following charges:

  1. Possession with intent to deliver cocaine
  2. Fleeing from police
  3. Destruction of Property
  4. Driving while revoked for DUI
  5. Obstructing an Officer
  6. Possession of marijuana
  7. Driving with suspended license (2nd offense)

Dowell was taken to Southern Regional Jail awaiting his arraignment in Magistrate Court.

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