ST. CLAIRSVILLE Brandon Lee Keyser, 22, 215 Kenney Street, Wheeling, appeared before Judge John M. Solovan II Friday and pleaded guilty to failure to comply with the orders or signal of a police officer and of willfully fleeing and eluding in a vehicle, a felony of the third degree, and of preparing more than 200 grams of marijuana for shipment, a felony of the fourth degree, both occurring Feb. 12. Sentencing was set for June 8. A drug and alcohol evaluation, EOCC evaluation, and victim impact statement was ordered.
The crime occurred in Martins Ferry where Keyser led police on a chase that resulted in property damage with about six cars struck during the flight. No personal injuries were reported.
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