Suspect in eluding police pleads guilty
Published: Mar. 16, 2023 at 4:35 PM EDT
ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - A man accused of leading police on a manhunt last year has pleaded guilty in Roanoke County to one of his charges.
Shawn Tolbert was sentenced to two years in prison, one suspended, for a felony charge of eluding police within the county.
Tolbert was arrested in Dublin in late August 2022. He had been wanted on a variety of charges, including assault on two officers. He had been on the run since August 15, prompting a multi-county search that included Virginia State Police chasing him through Roanoke County.
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