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BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: Man arrested for fleeing DUI

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A man was just arrested after a police chase on I-77 that resulted in a drug investigation just after 4 Wednesday morning.

Charleston Police told 13 News Renardo Owens from Ohio was arrested for fleeing a DUI which is a felony.  He also faces a misdemeanor for marijuana possession.

He is being booked right now and is headed to South Central Regional Jail.


A vehicle is being investigated by the drug unit in Kanawha County this Wednesday morning after it was pulled over for a traffic stop.

Dispatchers say this is at the Route 77/79 split in Charleston.  The road is down to one lane in that area.

The vehicle was pursued for a short time.  It's unclear if any drugs are in the vehicle at this time.

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