GALLIPOLIS FERRY, West Virginia (WHBC) – The 33-year-old Orrville man who fired at police officers then eluded the law for another 16 hours is under arrest.
James “Bubba” Schmidt was arrested in Gallipolis Ferry, West Virginia after a short foot chase Tuesday afternoon.
Schmidt was wanted on a number of assault-related charges.
After he was spotted by police at a WalMart in Wooster early Tuesday, he fired shots at three different police cruisers; no one was hurt.
Schmidt also stole at least two vehicles in the process.
He was spotted again in Coshocton before his arrest in West Virginia.