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Suspect in custody after high-speed chase

By News 5 Staff, news@wcyb.com
Published On: Dec 01 2013 08:30:27 PM CST
Updated On: Dec 02 2013 03:55:25 PM CST
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SCOTT COUNTY, Va. -

A man is facing charges after Scott County, Virginia deputies say he led them on a chase.

The Scott County Sheriff's office tells us around 6 Sunday morning they pulled over 27-year-old Wesley Ray Whitman in Gate City. Officers tells us when they approached Whitman's car, he took off toward Weber City.

Deputies were able to slow Whitman down with spike strips in Robinette Valley. We're told Whitman then got out of the car and ran from police.

He was eventually tasered and arrested.

Whitman is charged with DUI, reckless driving, driving on a suspended license and drug possession.