BUCKHANNON — A Buckhannon man is being held on a mixed $20,000.00 money solely bond after repeatedly fleeing from legislation enforcement since early April.
Douglas Keith Bowser, age 39, was lastly apprehended and transported to Tygart Valley Regional Jail Tuesday after fleeing from officers on a number of occurrences. On Monday, April 12 at roughly 7:30 a.m. Chief Deputy Mike Coffman responded to a name asking for a removing of an undesirable individual at a residence on Higher Childers Run Highway. In accordance with courtroom paperwork, Chief Deputy Coffman arrived on scene and whereas talking to the proprietor of the residence, witnessed a pink ATV touring north. Coffman was suggested by the property proprietor that the person on the ATV was the individual in query for removing.
The ATV was stopped and the driving force was recognized as Bowser, who was reportedly working the car with a revoked drivers license. The defendant suggested that he had no identification on his individual after which proceeded to use stress to the gasoline. Bowser fled from the cease at a excessive fee of pace over a hill, on the other aspect of the roadway, based on courtroom paperwork. Sgt. Dewaine Linger was en route to help with the cease as officers tried to find the defendant within the path that he fled. Deputies had been unsuccessful in an try to chop the defendant off the place the highway got here out, so the chase was known as off by Chief Deputy Coffman as a consequence of understanding the driving force’s identification from earlier interactions with the defendant. A warrant was then issued for Bowser’s arrest for fleeing from an officer in a car and third offense driving whereas license revoked for DUI, a felony.
On Tuesday, Could 11, at roughly 7:30 a.m., Chief Deputy Coffman was on Childers Run Highway and witnessed a male becoming the outline of Bowser on the earlier residence. In accordance with courtroom paperwork, the topic noticed the deputy and fled once more on the pink ATV. The topic was recognized as Bowser who was needed on felony and misdemeanor warrants. Bowser fled by a subject of excessive grass, the place the ATV broke down. The defendant then fled in the direction of Coffman, who ordered Bowser to cease. Bowser allegedly turned and fled on foot right into a wooded space and evaded apprehension as soon as once more. Officers had been known as to carry a Ok-9 unit to help however had been unsuccessful and the search was known as off as soon as extra.
Later that very same day, at roughly 1 p.m., Deputy Dakota Linger and Chief Deputy Coffman had been patrolling the Higher Childers Run Highway space once they witnessed Bowser establish them and flee down a hill, by a subject of excessive grass, and right into a wooded space but once more. Deputy Linger pursued the topic on foot whereas Coffman tried to get in entrance of Bowser. This last try and detain Bowser was profitable and with out incident.
Bowser was charged with two counts of fleeing from an officer in a car, one rely of third offense driving revoked for DUI, and two counts of fleeing from an officer on foot. If convicted of fleeing in a car, Bowser faces as much as a 12 months in jail and a advantageous of $500-$1,000 on every rely. Fleeing on foot carries a potential penalty of as much as a 12 months in jail and/or a advantageous of $50-$500 for every rely. Moreover, Bowser faces 1-3 years in jail and a $3,000-$5,000 advantageous if convicted of felony driving revoked for DUI.