A Staunton man is in
custody after leading police on a chase in Augusta County.
Charles Brown, 36, fled
from a traffic stop on Route 262 in Augusta County around 11 a.m. Thursday.
Brown was wanted as part
of a narcotics investigation. Several agencies gave chase.
Police say he threw a
loaded pistol and a backpack filled with evidence out the window during the
chase. Both were found. The chase ended after Brown crashed into a Waynesboro
He is charged with felony eluding,
possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of marijuana with
the intent to distribute.
Brown is being held
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