Scott County

Man pleads guilty to police chase charges

SCOTT COUNTY, Va. - A man involved in a high-speed police chase in Scott County, Virginia earlier this year pled guilty to several charges.

According to Commonwealth's Attorney Marcus McClung, Jason Byrnes pled guilty to aggravated malicious wounding, felony wounding, three counts of felony assault of a police officer, drug distribution and property damage.

In April, Byrnes led the Scott County Sheriff's Office and Virginia State Police in a chase that ended in a crash. Click here to read more.

Byrnes is scheduled to be sentenced January 29.

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