18-year-old arrested after alleged pursuit in Chesapeake involving Virginia State Police

Posted at 2:46 PM, Aug 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-08 01:43:47-04

Reginald Lee Butler.

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Virginia State Police was involved in a vehicle pursuit on Monday with an 18-year-old.

Officials with Virginia State Police said the pursuit happened around 11 a.m. when troopers attempted to conduct a traffic stop for a speeding violation for a 2018 Volkswagen Tiguen SUV on Interstate-64 East at Greenbrier Parkway.

The pursuit entailed after the driver, 18-year-old Reginald Lee Butler, allegedly continued on I-64 East toward Battlefield Blvd, and onto Campostella Road, driving with two flat tires.

Police said Butler is charged with felony evade and elude, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and driving without a valid license.

There were two other occupants in the vehicle who fled the scene on foot. Police did not release any information on them.

No injuries or damage were sustained to either VSP personnel or vehicles.

Chesapeake Police said they also helped in the pursuit with VSP.