Suspect in custody after overnight police chase

Hancock County

HANCOCK COUNTY, W.Va. (WTRF) – A Weirton man is behind bars after leading police on a high speed chase overnight!

Michael Hodges is facing multiple DUI charges, 2 counts hit and run and multiple traffic violations.
The chase started on Pennsylvania Ave and Cove Road.

Officials said two police vehicles were also damaged during the pursuit.

Multiple units responded including both Hancock and Brooke County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Weirton Police Department.

No injuries were reported.

Hodges is currently in the Northern Regional Jail.

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