Washington County VA

Police capture wanted man after escape

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Va. - A man who escaped police is back in custody.

Christopher Emmert was found in the back of a pick-up truck on Hollyfield Road in Damascus. Emmert was originally arrested during a meth lab bust on Saturday in Damascus, but was able to escape custody.

Emmert is charged with several drug offenses and escape.

He's being held without bond in the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail in Abingdon.

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