FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The LBPD patrol function has filed a criminal complaint against Nathan James WEEPLE (age 31), last known address of Elizabethtown, alleging the crimes of Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Police Officer, Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana and the summary traffic offenses of Driving While Operating Privilege is Suspended or Revoked and Careless Driving.
On 07/07/2019 at 2:16 AM, an LBPD patrol officer attempted to stop the vehicle WEEPLE was driving after a traffic violation which occurred in the 100 Block of South Cedar Street. It is alleged that at the beginning of the traffic stop, WEEPLE fled on foot to an unknown location. Additionally, it is alleged that WEEPLE was in possession of a small amount of Marijuana which was found left behind in the vehicle. WEEPLE was not immediately located after this incident and he has been summoned to appear in District Court for a preliminary arraignment and a preliminary hearing.
WEEPLE is presumed innocent.
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