GATES COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — A Gates County man went over 100 mph during a chase on Thursday before eventually crashing on Middle Swamp Road, authorities say.
The Gates County Sheriff’s Office says deputies attempted to stop Dashaun Lamont Eure around 5:50 p.m. for going more than 20 mph over the speed limit, but he refused and accelerated to over 100 mph.
The pursuit lasted for about 10 miles before Eure eventually crashed on Middle Swamp Road and was taken into custody.
The sheriff’s office says he was also in possession of a fully-loaded semi-automatic AK-47-style pistol and “drug paraphernalia.”
He was charged with felony flee to elude and other charges are pending. He’s being held at Albermarle District Jail.