UPDATE (3:37 p.m. on Tuesday, December 7): According to the West Virginia State Police detachment in Huntington, a pursuit began in Putnam County around 9:30 on Tuesday morning. The chase continued into Cabell County from Hal Greer Blvd. to 28th Street where it ended next to the CSX railyard around 10:00 a.m.

Spikes were used to stop a vehicle that reached speeds of 100 mph during the pursuit.

A gun was thrown from the vehicle during the chase, police say. Two suspects were apprehended after they fled the vehicle.

25-year-old Kilan Nicks and 26-year-old Tay Tabron, both of Charlotte, North Carolina were arrested on charges including possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance. They will be arraigned on Tuesday afternoon.

No injuries were reported.

The West Virginia State Police, the Cabell County Sheriff’s Office and the Huntington Police Department were involved in the chase.


HUNTINGTON, WV (WOWK)—Two men are in custody after a pursuit that ended on 8th Avenue in Huntington on Tuesday.

The car is said to have Georgia plates.

8th Avenue is blocked at the scene, and drivers are advised to avoid the area.

The West Virginia State Police Huntington Detachment is handling this case.