Police blotter: Man flees on foot, assaults deputies

October 6, 2018

HUNTINGTON — The following information was provided by police reports filed in the Cabell County Sheriff’s Office:

FLEEING: One person was arrested around 2:28 p.m. Wednesday in the 1600 block of Washington Boulevard, near Meadows Elementary, after responding officers attempted to execute a mental hygiene warrant.

Rudy La’Vance Watson, 36, is charged with fleeing and assault on an officer.

According to the report, police observed the suspect in his back yard in the 1500 block of Upland Place and upon explaining why the officers were there, the suspect fled into his residence and out the garage door, through neighboring houses and down the hill toward Meadows Elementary, losing his shoes in the process, all while the school was letting out for the day. The suspect eventually got caught in a briar patch.

The suspect allegedly did not initially comply with police demands to get on the ground and place his hands behind his back, and assumed an “aggressive bladed stance.” At this point police decided to deploy a Taser at the suspect, as police did not believe the suspect was going to comply with orders and children were present.

The suspect was taken to Western Regional Jail on a $6,000 bond and the mental hygiene warrant was not executed at this time.

The following information was provided by police reports from the Huntington Police Department:

The Hunting ton Police Department listed 18 new incident reports in the 24-hour period ending at 3 p.m. Thursday, according to the printout released by the department. However, the individual police reports were not made available, so these are the only known details:

Fugitive from justice, 2:24 a.m. Thursday, 800 block of Jefferson Avenue.

Paraphernalia, 2:07 a.m. Thursday, 7th Street and 6th Avenue.

Warrant service/execution, midnight Thursday, 1300 block of 15th Street.

Tow-in, 9:57 p.m. Wednesday, 400 block of Saint Louis Avenue.

Petit larceny, 9:09 p.m. Wednesday, 1 John Marshall Drive.

Petit larceny, 5 p.m. Tuesday, 2900 block of 6th Avenue.

Found property, 3:49 a.m. Wednesday, 3300 block of Nickel Plate Road.

Warrant service/execution, 5:11 p.m. Wednesday, 1300 block of 12th Street.

Information report, 10 a.m. Monday, 200 block of Main Street.

Possession of a controlled substance, suspended/revoked license – DUI first and second offense, DUI less than 0.150, 4:04 p.m. Wednesday, 800 block of 22nd Street.

Robbery – first degree, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, 20th Street and 7th Avenue.

48 hour parking violation, 1 p.m. Tuesday, Buffington Street and 7th Avenue.

Found property, 11:55 a.m. Wednesday, 1500 block of 9th Avenue.

Found property, 5 p.m. Tuesday, 400 block of West 18th Street.

Fugitive from justice, warrant service/execution, trespassing, obstructing officer, 2:22 a.m. Wednesday, 1500 block of Washington Avenue.

Burglary, entry of dwelling or outhouse, 11 a.m. Tuesday, 1200 block of 28th Street.

Warrant service/execution, 12:45 a.m. Wednesday, 800 block of 8th Avenue.

Petit larceny, 9:14 p.m. Tuesday, 1600 block of 8th Avenue.

The following information was provided by booking records kept at Western Regional Jail:

Holly K ristine Blevi ns, 31, was jailed at 10:40 p.m. Wednesday. Authorities in Cabell County charged him with grand larceny and obstructing. Bond was not $15,000.

Henry Demetrias Coleman, 41, was jailed at 3:05 p.m. Wednesday. Authorities in Cabell County charged him with fleeing DUI and second-offense DUI. Bond was $20,000.

Nicholas Lee Mccormick, 40, was jailed at 3:30 a.m. Thursday. Authorities in Putnam County charged him with burglary, conspiracy and grand larceny. Bond was not set.

Jacob Andrew Williamson, 32, was jailed at 11 a.m. Thursday. Authorities in Wayne County charged him with fugitive from justice. Bond was not set.

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