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Routine traffic stop leads to two arrests

On Thursday evening July 14 at approximately 10:30 p.m., Sheriff’s Deputies Brad Williams and Andrew Jordan were conducting road patrol in the Flatwoods area near Lloyds Hardware. The officers observed a green Honda Civic which appeared to have defective equipment. When the Deputies ran the license plate, Braxton Control informed them that the registration had expired in March.

When the officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop, on I-79 the vehicle accelerated in an attempt to elude law enforcement. The pursuit, with speeds exceeding 100 MPH, eventually lead to the Honda exiting the . . .

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