Connecticut homicide suspect is chased into Rockingham Co.

Virginia Authorities were made aware of a homicide suspect out of Connecticut possibly making his way to South Carolina.

The Daily News Record reports that a Rockingham County Sheriff’s Deputy spotted the vehicle near Broadway the morning of Mar. 7.

Rockingham County Deputies and Virginia State Police began a pursuit which ended near the 254-mile maker on Interstate 81 South.

After securing the scene the suspect never exited his vehicle.

When authorities approached the vehicle, they found the suspect deceased from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Authorities have not released additional information currently as the investigation continues.

The Virginia Department of Transportation reported that the Interstate was shutdown at around 11:20 a.m. with one lane reopened about an hour later and all traffic cleared with both lanes back open shortly after 4 p.m.

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FCSO arrest carjackers after chase

An email from Traffic Division Commander & Public Information Officer, Lieutenant Warren Gosnell of the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office confirms the arrest of two carjackers.

A report was taken of  a vehicle being stolen at gunpoint by two males at the off ramp on Route 37 North on Valley Pike.

Authorities spotted the vehicle a short time later at 37 and Route 50 and began a chase that at times exceeded 118 miles per hour.

The two suspects were tossing items from the vehicle as they fled.

At the Route 37 Interstate 81 interchange spike stripes were successfully deployed in an attempt to stop the vehicle.

The chase continued down Route 37 to Tasker Road and Hillsdale Drive before the vehicle left the pavement and went into the woods and down an embankment .

The two suspects attempted to flee on foot only to be tracked by a K-9 unit and a helicopter which led to their surrender.

Isaiah Houston of Daleville Virginia and Desmon Wheeler of Bellspring Virginia were taken into custody.

The pair are facing a number of charges including eluding, possession of a firearm in commission of a felony and possession of stolen property.

Both men are being held in the Regional Detention Center.

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Page County Deputies make an arrest after a chase

A Page County Sheriff’s Office social media post announced the arrest of Jerry Lee Campbell.

Page County Deputies responded to reports of cars being vandalized near Deerfield Estates.

The suspect failed to stop for the deputy and was pursued until he crashed on Stonyman Road.

After a short foot pursuit the chase ended with the arrest of 32 year old Jerry Lee Campbell the second.

Campbell faces 5 charges including Driving Under the Influence, Eluding, Driving Suspended, Petty Larceny x 2, and Tampering with a Vehicle x 2.

Campbell is being held without bond with further court proceedings pending.

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High speed chase leaves one dead near Winchester

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A high speed chase through the streets of Frederick County ended abruptly after a Cadillac rammed two vehicles before flipping over.

The incident began near the Sunnyside area when a Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) Deputy spotted the Cadillac speeding and driving recklessly.

The Cadillac drove toward Winchester clocked at better than 100 mph at times.

The Cadillac struck two vehicles before rolling over and catching fire.

The driver, identified as Kondwani Rogers of Waterford Lane Frederick County, did not survive the crash.

One of the drivers of the other two vehicles was transported to Winchester Medical Center for non life threatening injuries.

The driver of the third vehicle refused medical treatment.

All three vehicles were declared total losses with Route 522 being shutdown for as many as six hours.

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