VSP: Georgia man facing charges after leading troopers on pursuit in Washington County


WASHINGTON COUNTY, Va. (WJHL) – UPDATE – A Georgia man is facing charges after a police pursuit in Washington County, Virginia Tuesday night.

According to an updated release from the Virginia State Police, Dresidan C. Glenn, 39, of Georgia, is charged with one felony count of eluding police, reckless driving and several traffic violations.

Glenn was arrested after allegedly leading troopers on a pursuit that started on I-81, which ended in a crash near the Exit 10 and I-81 interchange.

Glenn and a male passsenger fled on foot, but Glenn was apprehended with the help of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

Illegal prescription drugs and cocaine were recovered from inside the crashed pickup truck, according to VSP.

VSP reports additional charges are pending.

VSP says no other vehicles were damaged in the crash or pursuit.

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One man is in custody after a pursuit in Washington County that started Tuesday night, according to the Virginia State Police.

According to a statement from VSP, a trooper attempted to stop a southbound Chevrolet pickup truck at 9:12 p.m. on Interstate 81.

VSP reports the truck refused to stop and a pursuit occurred.

The truck took Exit 17 and left the interstate, according to VSP.

The chase continued until the pickup crashed near the Exit 10 and I-81 interchange, and the male driver and male passenger fled on foot.

A search perimeter was set up with help from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, and the driver was found and taken into custody.

VSP says the passenger was not found.

Charges are currently pending.

No further details were available as of Wednesday morning.

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