Police Pursuit Ends with Arrest Across State Lines

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Wheeling Police officers attempted to initiate a traffic stop on Wheeling Island around Zane Streets and South Huron around 9 p.m. Saturday.

According to the Wheeling Police Department, when officers activated their emergency lights, the driver of the vehicle accelerated and crossed the Bridgeport Bridge into Ohio.

The driver of the vehicle, Lester Biggs, 36, of Wheeling eventually stopped and pulled over.

Wheeling Police along with Bridgeport Police placed him under arrest.

According to Officials, Biggs was taken to the Belmont County Jail, awaiting extradition to West Virginia.

He will face charges of felony, possession of crack cocaine, and fleeing.

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