Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Man Arrested After Fleeing From Police During Traffic Stop

handcuffs2The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office says one person is in custody after he allegedly tried to get away from police during a traffic stop. 

Police say 32-year-old Charles Bay fled from the Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Task Force on Tuesday night.  His vehicle was found abandoned nearby on Sixth Avenue. 

Following a search of the area, Bay was found hiding in a nearby residence on Sixth Avenue.  The homeowner told police he was threatened to open the home to Bay and to keep quiet.  Bay was found in a locked bathroom. 

Bay is currently being held on a $100,000 bond.

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