A Salyersville man was arrested over the weekend in Boyd Co following a robbery call and a car chase out of West Virginia. According to the Wayne Co., W.Va Sheriff’s Office, Deputies responded to a robbery call at the Dollar General Store in the Prichard community. As Officials were searching for the person responsible for the robbery, a Deputy was almost hit by a vehicle as he was traveling on US 52. The Deputy immediately began a pursuit with vehicle that nearly hit him, allegedly reaching speeds around 100 MPH and running several vehicles off the road. The pursuit began in W.Va, but ended in Cattletsburg, Ky. The Boyd Co. Sheriff’s Office, Catlettsburg Police and Ashland Police were also involved once the chase entered into Kentucky.
The man driving the car was identified as Michael May, 28 of Salyersville, KY. Officials recovered money, clothing and shoes that where allegedly used during the robbery of the Dollar General Store. May has been charged with several offenses in Kentucky and West Virginia.