FROM LOCAL SOURCES
JASPER -- Jasper Police arrested 47-year-old Virgil Gilpatrick after receiving reports of an altercation around 5 p.m. Friday in the area of 6th
and St. John Streets in Jasper.
An investigation later revealed that was just a verbal argument. But, what happened next is what landed the suspect in jail.
Police say Gilpatrick fled the scene on a bike when officers arrived. Those officers pursued the man on foot and apprehended him a short distance away.
When takin him into custody, officers allegedly found 6 grams of meth and a gram of marijuana.
He’s charged with Possession of Meth and Resisting Law Enforcement; those are both felonies. He’s also charged with marijuana possession.