FROM LOCAL SOURCES
BEDFORD -- A Bedford man has been arrested on drug charges after trying to flee from police on a scooter Monday.
Police tried to stop 55-year-old James Sykes for multiple traffic violations when he fled on the scooter, allegedly tossing a small bag of meth, heroin and pills in an alley between L and K Streets.
The chase came to an end when the scooter overturned. Sykes was not hurt.
He’s facing several felony drug possession charges in addition to Resisting Law Enforcement with a Vehicle.
Sykes is lodged in the Lawrence County Jail.