Area man arrested after police chase through two jurisdictions

Markus Ronnie

HENRICO, Va. (WRIC) — A local man is facing multiple charges after a Saturday night police pursuit.

Police noticed a car with it’s lights off and no plates near the Libbie and Broad Street area around 11 p.m. Saturday. When officers tried to stop the vehicle, the suspect sped off. Police did not give chase but did radio the incident in.

The vehicle was later spotted near the Willow Lawn area driving at a high rate of speed.  Officials say that the suspect tried to make it through the intersection of Staples Mill and Broad Street where the suspect crashed into two cars.

The victims in the cars were transported with non-life threatening injuries. Police later apprehended Markus Ronnie and charged him with reckless driving and eluding police along with two counts of hit and run.

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