Nelson County, Virginia
Release via Nelson County Sheriff’s Office:
On November 5, 2017 deputies with the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office attempted to stop a motorcycle for a traffic violation. The driver of the motorcycle later identified as David Robert Clements of Amherst Virginia sped off leading deputies on a pursuit through the Arrington area of Nelson County. The pursuit continued on back roads for approximately 5 miles before deputies were able to get the motorcycle stopped without injury in the area of Craigtown Rd. Clements attempted to retrieve a firearm from under his shirt but was unable to do so before being taken into custody. Clements was charged with Failure to Stop, Possession of a Schedule I or II Substance, Possession of a Firearm with Drugs, Possession of a Firearm by a Felon, and Driving without a License. Clements is being held at the ACRJ without bond. Additional charges are possible pending further investigation.