HUNTINGTON - A Michigan man was arrested over the weekend after police allegedly found about 40 grams of marijuana in a vehicle after a police chase.

Ralph Edward Hill, 25, of Detroit, was jailed at 10:10 p.m. Saturday. Authorities in Cabell County charged him with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, fleeing from an officer in a vehicle, fleeing from an officer and possession of a controlled substance. Bond was $47,000.

According to a criminal complaint filed in Cabell County Magistrate Court by Huntington Police officer Matt Keesee, police attempted to make a traffic stop June 8 on a white Hyundai Sonata near Virginia Avenue and 4th Street when the vehicle accelerated south onto West 8th Street and then west onto Adams Avenue.

Eventually the vehicle stopped in the 200 block of 6 1/2 alley, where the driver and passenger allegedly fled from the vehicle on foot.

Another Huntington Police Department officer apprehended Hill in the 200 block of 7th Avenue.

Officers allegedly found at least two bags of a green "leafy" substance in the vehicle, totaling about 40 grams.


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