Northern Tier Man Leads Police on Chase
ATHENS TWP. (WENY) -- A man who led Athens Township police on a chase this week now faces 40 charges. Police say they tried to pull 25-year-old Joshua Vanderpool over on Monday, but he took off, speeding over 60 miles an hour at times.
When he finally came to a stop on Main Street in Athens, officers found seven passengers in the car including four kids. No one was strapped in Vanderpool faces reckless endangerment, attempt to elude a police officer, and endangering the welfare of children, along with other charges.
He is due in court for a preliminary hearing on February 25.