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Police chase ends in arrest

Posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 12:47 pm

On Friday, February 22, at approximately 3:40 p.m., Sheriff’s Office Deputies engaged in a pursuit as a vehicle entered Westmoreland County from King George County. The pursuit was initiated by King George County Sheriff’s Office as the result of a stolen vehicle out of Stafford County.

The pursuit ended in the 4200 block of Leedstown Road when the subject fled on foot from the vehicle and was immediately arrested.

Nepolean A. Sharpe, 39, has been charged with one count each of Reckless Driving – Fail to Stop for School Bus with Flashing Lights, Driving Suspended, Wearing Mask to Conceal Identity, Grand Larceny of Vehicle, Assault/Batter on Law Enforcement Officer and Attempted Capital Murder of Law Enforcement Officer.

Sharpe is being held with No Bond in Rappahannock Regional Jail. His first court appearance was February 26, in Westmoreland County General District Court.

The Maryland Transit Authority and the Virginia State Police assisted.