2 charged after leading police on car chase
COVINGTON, Va. (AP) — State police say two Virginia residents with outstanding warrants have been arrested after leading a state trooper on a car chase.
Authorities say the trooper responded to a suspicious vehicle call in Bath County on Saturday afternoon and tried to make a traffic stop.
The driver of the car refused to stop and led the trooper on a chase, during which the suspect’s vehicle twice struck the trooper’s cruiser before crashing into a bridge.
Authorities say police found drugs inside the car, which had been reported stolen out of Augusta County.
Police say the driver, 27-year-old Kristopher Wingfield of Crewe, Virginia, and his passenger, 24-year-old Nichole Love were being held on multiple charges in Bath County and outstanding warrants in numerous other jurisdictions.