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Hopewell man evades police, arrested on slew of charges

Posted at 5:51 PM, May 29, 2019

HOPEWELL,  Va. — A Hopewell man was arrested Wednesday after fleeing from officers during a traffic stop.

Jason D. Cumbia, 45, of Hopewell, was arrested and charged with eluding police, driving while suspended, reckless driving, obstructing justice, possession of a controlled substance, carrying a concealed weapon – 1st offense, DWI, expired registration and expired state inspection.

After an officer attempted to stop his vehicle, Cumbia drove away before coming to a stop in a grass field on Rivers Bank Boulevard.

Cumbia then fled on foot.

K9 officers responded and successfully tracked Cumbia, who was apprehended.

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