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Police pursue driver to Lake Ridge, issue burglary, DUI charges

From Prince William police: 

Commercial Burglary | Felony Eluding | Possession of Stolen Property – On October 17 at 2:12AM, Prince William County Police received a report about a possible drunk driver from Manassas City Police. Officers located and attempted to stop the vehicle in the area of the Prince William Pkwy near Black Forest Ln in Woodbridge (22192). The driver initially slowed the vehicle and traveled to the intersection of Touchtone Cir where it stopped.

When officers approached the vehicle, the driver quickly accelerated and fled onto Old Bridge Rd. Officers pursued the vehicle to the area of West Ridge Dr where the driver made a sudden stop and exited before fleeing on foot. Additional officers responded and located the driver, the accused, a short time later. The accused was determined to be under the influence of alcohol and was detained without further incident.

Upon checking the vehicle, officers determined that the license plates displayed were stolen. Following the investigation, the accused, identified as Timothy Lawrence HORTON Sr., was arrested. On October 20, officers further discovered that the vehicle used by the accused was stolen from a burglary at Cowles Ford on October 14. After learning of the burglary and vehicle theft, officers obtained additional warrants which were served on the accused at the Adult Detention Center.

Arrested on October 17:

Timothy Lawrence HORTON, Sr., 56, of 3871 Graham Park Rd, #105, in Triangle

Charged with burglary, grand larceny, driving under the influence, felony eluding, obstruction of justice, possession of stolen property, driving on a revoked license and unreasonable refusal

Court Date: December 7, 2016 | Bond: Held WITHOUT Bond

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