Abingdon Police Department
For Immediate Release
ABINGDON, VA- On Sunday, January 18th, 2015, at approximately 1:00 a.m., an Abingdon Police Department patrol officer observed a vehicle speeding on Lowry Drive. As the officer pulled out to conduct a traffic stop, the vehicle accelerated to a high rate of speed. The vehicle sped down Lowry Drive, turned left on Stonemill Road and then made a right on to Hallock Drive, where they finally came to a stop in a driveway.
The driver of the vehicle was Tanner Morris Curd, 21, of Meadowview and the passenger was Brisk Autumn Reed, 20, of Meadowview. Mr. Curd was placed under arrest and charged with Felony Elude Police, in violation of § 46.2-817 of the Code of Virginia; Driving While Suspended 2nd Offense, in violation of § 46.2-301 of the Code of Virginia; and Speeding, in violation of § 46.2of the Code of Virginia. He is being held on a $1500.00 secured bond at the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail in Abingdon.
Ms. Reed was released on summons for Underage Possession of Alcohol, in violation of § 4.1-305 of the Code of Virginia; and Allowing an Unlicensed person to operate a vehicle, in violation of § 46.2-349 of the Code of Virginia.