Upshur deputies apprehend man

BUCKHANNON — Upshur County Sheriff’s Department deputies apprehended a man wanted on several charges Monday evening, a press release said Tuesday.

Robert Carl “BJ” Beam Jr. was wanted for the felony offense of escaping home confinement in Lewis County, reads the police report. Beam was also wanted in connection with multiple high-speed vehicle pursuits this past week in Upshur and Barbour counties.

The release states Beam surrendered peacefully.

The Upshur County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank all other agencies involved and the community for help in apprehending Beam.

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