Burlington Man Arrested on Drug Warrants, Faces Additional Charges

30 year old Joseph Valdez was arrested yesterday by Burlington Police following two pursuits. Police spotted Valdez around 9:50 Thursday (yesterday) morning on a bicycle and attempted to stop him. Valdez refused to stop, using residential yards to elude police. Officers then began a foot pursuit of the suspect, eventually losing site of Valdez.

Police later located the bicycle in a yard on Cleveland street. A search of the residence found Valdez hiding in the basement. He was taken into custody and charged on two warrants as well as an additional charge for evading officers. He will appear in court on April 24th.