Pikeville man arrested after attempt to flee police
On Thursday afternoon, 40-year-old Jeffery Hager was arrested by police at a residence in the Mouthcard area. The Pike County native had numerous warrants out for his arrest for burglary and theft, along with multiple traffic violations in Powell County. Hager added onto those charges as he attempted to escape policemen at the time of his arrest.
Trying to escape on foot, Hager was tased but pressed on to evade police. Eventually, he was subdued and additional charges were added for resisting arrest and fleeing police.
Along with his previous charges, he was also found in possession of a stolen license plate at the time of his arrest and that will be included in on his already numerous charges.