Hancock County man arrested after running from police

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A Hancock County man led police on a chase Monday night.

Hancock County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were called to help Carthage police just after 11 p.m.

The press release said they were trying to catch Eric Gilpin,44, of Dallas City, Illinois.

Gilpin was taken into custody without incident after a minor crash and refused medical treatment.

He faces charges of aggravated fleeing, attempting to elude a police officer, driving with a revoked license and possession of methamphetamine.

The Hamilton Police Department, Nauvoo Police Department, and Illinois State Police assisted the sheriff’s office in this incident.

Richard Denson

Richard Denson

Richard Denson is the Morning Content Producer for WGEM News.

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