May 8

A Metropolis officer on patrol saw Adam V. Burnham, 34, of Grantsburg, riding as a passenger in a red pick-up truck. Police said the officer was aware Burnham was wanted on two warrants issued by Massac County on aggravated fleeing and eluding police. A traffic stop was done as the truck pulled into Walgreen’s. Police said Burnham fled from the vehicle on foot, and a foot chase ensued. Police said Burnham was captured in the 200 block of West 17th Street with assistance from the Illinois State Police – Southern Illinois Drug Task Force, which was in the area assisting Metropolis police on another case. Police said Burnham was also charged with resisting a peace officer/arrest. Burnham was lodged in the Massac County Detention Center.

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