Suspect faces seven charges in Henrico police pursuit

By Yvette Yeon - bio | email

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - 31-year-old Ron Hines of Henrico is facing 7 charges. It not only includes the chase, but a felony hit and run, possession of marijuana, and driving on a suspended license.

It all went down in the eastern part of the county, near the intersection of Carneal Street and Beck Drive. It's right next to the Glenwood Golf Club.

Area residents couldn't believe the chase ended at a major bus stop at around 4 p.m., right when kids come home from school.

"It was a shock because you normally don't hear about things like that happening in this neighborhood," said area resident, Tara Holmes.

The suspect tried to jump out of this Buick while the car was still in drive. That's when police say an area resident- a man in his early 20's was struck by the driver side door.

"He was walking with another person at the time of the pursuit when the suspect struck him with his door," said Sgt. Thomas Molnar, of Virginia State Police.

The chase started just before 4 p.m. Police say Hines didn't stop for a narcotics violation near Nine Mile Road and I-64. Speeds reached up to 55 miles per hour in a 25 mile per hour zone.

"Normally it's a lot of children that get off at this bus stop so from middle school, high school anything and it would have been tragic if it would have happened either myself or one of the other fellow students," said Homes.

Lloyd McDaniels says after the incident, he's keeping his boys a little bit closer.

"Even when we walking, like we was walking back from the park, I make sure that they are right here beside me and make sure we cross the street together," said McDaniels.

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