DUI chase

FRONT ROYAL, VA–At approximately 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 15, 2009 the Warren County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a vehicle driving through a yard on Guard Hill Road. The vehicle was described as a blue SUV. While responding to the call Deputy Butch Carper passed a vehicle matching the description. Deputy Carper turned around and got behind the vehicle and activated emergency equipment. The vehicle failed to stop. Deputy Carper pursed the vehicle from North Royal and 8th Street to Mary Shady Lane where the subject wrecked the vehicle. The subject was arrested and charged with driving under the influence, driving with a suspended license, child endangerment and felony eluding. While testing the subject‘s alcohol level the subject attempted to flee and was charged with attempted escape.

The male subject was identified as Robert B. Lockhart, age 21, of 7601 East Main Street, Middletown, VA.

A female passenger in the vehicle was charged with under age possession of alcohol and turned over to her parents.

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