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UPDATE: Pursuit Suspect Caught
Written by Your 5News Team
Last updated on April 03, 2014 @ 12:31PM
Created on April 03, 2014 @ 11:54AM
 
5 NEWS UPDATE 4/3:
 
The Lewis County Sheriffs Department has confirmed that Eric Wade Chidester, the man accused of leading them on a pursuit Tuesday, has been caught.  Stay with 5 News for further updates.
 
ORIGINAL STORY 4/1:
 
Deputies with the Lewis County Sheriff's Department still needs your help after they say a man ran from them after leading them on a pursuit Tuesday morning. 
 
Sheriff Adam Gissy said a deputy tried to pull over Eric Wade Chidester on Route 19 South in Walkersville. However, he allegedly wouldn't stop and lead the officer on a chase for a few miles. He ended up jumping out of his car and over a hillside near the Route 4 intersection. 
 
He now has a warrant out for his arrest. Police say Chidester will be charged with fleeing in a vehicle and prohibited person in possession of a firearm as well as multiple traffic offenses. 
 
If you know where he is call the Sheriff's Department at 304-269-8251.

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