Police Chase Lands Newry Man Behind Bars
November 4, 2021
A Newry man is behind bars after leading police on a chase in a car reported stolen.
According to charges filed by Freedom Township police, on Oct. 23, an officer was on patrol along Dunnings Highway and Commerce Drive when he spotted a vehicle that had been reported stolen out of Hollidaysburg. When police pulled up beside the alleged stolen vehicle, the driver, later identified as Ray G. Barefoot Jr., 26, attempted to conceal his face with a mask. Police said when they ordered Barefoot out of the vehicle at gunpoint, he sped off and drove at a high rate of speed south on Dunnings Highway....