HURRICANE, W.Va. (WSAZ) — It started out as a DUI and ended up leading police on a full blown chase.
St. Albans Police say they tried to stop a driver they suspected was under the influence when he took off.
They say he fled west on U-S 50 through Hurricane into Cabell County, then back into Putnam County near Culloden. Thta’s hwere police say the chase ended when the driver hit a dead-end road.
Police say that driver was Neil E. Stricker of Charleston. Police say he resisted, but was arrested anyway. They say he refused sobriety tests.
Police say Stricker was charged with fleeing while driving under the influence, which is a felony.
Police say he could face several other charges including driving on a revoked license for DUI, resisting arrest and reckless driving.
Stricker is in Western Regional Jail.