Officer hurt in crash during chase; suspect arrested

Joshua Bandy in custody after arrest.

WILLIAMSON, W.Va. — A Mingo County man faces numerous felony charges, after leading police on a chase Sunday.

Joshua Bandy

Joshua Bandy, 30, of Edgarton, fled from officers with Williamson Police, Kermit Police and the Mingo County Sheriff’s Office at high speeds. During the pursuit from Williamson to Kermit, one Williamson police officer crashed, resulting in minor injuries to the officer.

Bandy was ultimately arrested. He now faces numerous charges, including fleeing with reckless indifference, fleeing causing injury, and fleeing causing property damage.

He is being held in the Southwestern Regional Jail.