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Police: Driver flees crash scene, then police before being taken into custody on felony weapon, DWI charges

Police say that around 8:30 p.m. they were dispatched to a property damage crash involving a vehicle that had fled the scene.

The caller provided dispatchers with a license plate, which allowed officers to locate the vehicle- and attempt to stop it.

However, the vehicle fled a second time- before eventually being stopped on Green St.

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Police say investigation into the crash determined that Warren Cooke, 57, was intoxicated. He was charged with aggravated DWI as well as felony criminal possession of a weapon.

A loaded 9mm handgun was found inside the vehicle. Due to his status as a felony- police say Cooke was not allowed to possess it legally.

Upon processing for the DWI charge- police say Cooke was found to have a BAC of 0.23%, which is almost three-times the legal limit.

Cooke was arraigned and will answer the charges at a later date.



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