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Police arrest Lynchburg man wanted on more than a dozen charges

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LYNCHBURG, Va. – A suspect wanted on more than a dozen charges now is in custody after a traffic stop in the 2300 block of Wards Road.

Lynchburg police said just before 3 p.m. Saturday, in collaboration with the U.S. Marshal’s Service, officers arrested 35-year-old Andrew Mills Cox on several outstanding warrants. He’s facing the following charges:

- Possession of a Controlled Substance

- Hit and run

- Eluding

- Reckless driving, speeding 20+ mph

- Driver not stop; unattended property damage >$250

- Driver not stop; unattended property damage < $250

- 2 counts of Reckless driving; parking lot of church and/or business

- Driving while revoked

- Fictitious Plate

- Illegal U-Turn

- Fail to obey traffic sign

- Crossing double yellow line

- Unregistered motor vehicle

- Fail to signal when turning

- Possession of Marijuana

After arresting Cox, police also served him outstanding warrants for abduction and kidnapping, breaking and entering, strangulation and unlawful use of, or injury to, telephone and telegraph lines or copying or obstructing messages.

Cox is being held at the Lynchburg Adult Detention Center.

The investigation is ongoing.


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