Wanted Lynchburg man arrested after leading police on chase

25-year-old Alvin Brown facing more than 20 charges, police say


LYNCHBURG, Va. – Police arrested a wanted Lynchburg man Wednesday after he led them on a chase.

Alvin Brown, 25, was arrested on nine outstanding warrants.

An officer saw a vehicle driving on Taylor and 8th Streets just before 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday and identified the driver as Brown, according to the Lynchburg Police Department.

When the officer tried to pull Brown over, he sped away from the officer and drove down U.S. 29, eventually stopping near Bransford and Tyree Streets, according to Lynchburg police.

Brown got out of his vehicle and tried to run away before officers arrested him, according to Lynchburg police.

Lynchburg police said Brown wasn’t hurt and was taken into custody without the use of force.

According to Lynchburg police, Brown is facing the following charges:

  • 3rd conviction of felony assault and battery of a family member
  • Felony breaking and entering with intent to commit assault and battery
  • Property damage under $1,000
  • Protective order
  • Two counts of assault and battery
  • Capias for failure to appear on probation violation
  • Two counts of failure to yield the right of way
  • Two counts of following too closely
  • Speeding
  • Obstruction of justice
  • Felony eluding law enforcement
  • Unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle
  • Six counts of reckless driving
  • Capias for failure to appear on felony charge

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