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Hanover, VA- Hanover County Sheriff’s Office deputies have arrested and charged Gary Allen Germain, Jr., 18, of Lancaster, VA, and a juvenile after a pursuit that ended in Henrico County.


On the morning of March 22, 2018, deputies responded to the 7400 block of Bell Creek Road for a report of a vandalism in progress to a vehicle. While deputies were responding to the call, they were advised that the suspects had brandished a firearm and left the scene in a tan colored sedan. Shortly after, a deputy observed a vehicle matching that description in the area of the initial call. The deputy was able to confirm this was the suspect vehicle and attempted to stop it.


The suspect vehicle refused to stop and a pursuit ensued. The pursuit ended when the suspect vehicle ran off the roadway into a median on Mountain Road in Henrico County. The driver, Gary Germain, Jr., and a juvenile passenger were taken into custody without further incident. Furthermore, during the pursuit, it was discovered the vehicle was stolen.


Germain was charged with Felony Eluding, Possession of Stolen Property, Driving Under the Influence, Driving while suspended, and Brandishing a Firearm. The juvenile was charged with Felony Vandalism, Underage Possession of Alcohol, Drunk in Public, and Obstruction of Justice.