OAK HILL, WV (WVNS) — 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 10, 2020: A chase through Oak Hill in November 2019 led to the arrest of two fugitives from Ohio. Cori Wolfe and Shauna Caldwell pleaded guilty to local charges on Friday, Aug. 7.
Wolfe admitted to charges of Fleeing from Police and Destruction of Property. Caldwell pleaded guilty to Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Deliver and Fleeing from Police.
Wolfe faces one to five years in prison for the fleeing charge and one to ten years for the destruction of property charge. Caldwell faces one to five years for the drug charge and up to one year for her fleeing charge. They will be sentenced on Sept. 25, 2020
ORIGINAL STORY: 11:45 a.m. Nov. 27, 2019 — A pair of Ohio fugitives are in custody following a police chase in Fayette County.
On Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, police attempted to pull over a vehicle on Main Street in Oak Hill for a license plate light not working. The car instead took off, leading officers on a chase along U.S. 19 and through Oak Hill city limits.
During the chase the car was headed the wrong way on Route 19 before it went across the median into the southbound lances
According to court documents, the vehicle rammed into a police cruiser twice before crashing into an embankment near Appalachian Drive. Both people inside the vehicle then ran off , but were later arrested by officers. They were taken to Plateau Medical Center for evaluation.
After searching the vehicle and a backpack left behind by the passenger, Oak Hill Police officers and Fayette County Sheriff’s deputies discovered drugs, digital scales, baggies, and more than $6,100 cash.
The two were identified as Shauna Caldwell and Cori Wolfe. Both were also wanted in Ohio on felony charges.
Wolfe is facing numerous charges, including Battery on an Officer and Possession of a Controlled Substance. He is in jail on a $35,012 bond. Caldwell is charged with conspiracy and is jailed on a $16,512 bond.