Two cruisers rammed in wild car chase through Fairfax County

November 30, 2017

A Washington, D.C., man is accused of taking Fairfax County police on a wild car chase Saturday through the county, according to a police news release.

Edward Jerome Butler Jr., 32, has been charged with felony hit-and-run, felony speed to elude, reckless driving, resisting arrest, attempted malicious wounding, and assault on a law enforcement officer, along with additional charges.

The pursuit began when an officer allegedly observed Butler speeding recklessly near the intersection of Little River Turnpike and Columbia Road around 4:50 p.m., police officials said.

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