On December 24, Altavista Police at approximately 4:30 p.m. responded to Wal Mart in Altavista for a shoplifting call. Loss Prevention stated that a male had left the store with a shopping cart of merchandise and had passed all points of entry without paying for the merchandise.
Officer A L Tosh met the vehicle the suspect was driving and attempted to stop it. The vehicle did not stop, heading south on rt. 29 to the Motley area of Pittsylvania county. There the vehicle headed north on Rt 29 back in to Campbell Co.
The vehicle was finally stopped in the area of Calohan Rd.
Taken into custody was Daniel Lee McDonald Sr., 28, of Madison Heights. McDonald was charged with third offense shoplifting (felony), felony elude a law enforcement officer, driving on a revoked license, and possession of schedule I/II controlled substance. He was transported to the Blue Ridge Jail where he is being held without bond.
Altavista PD was assisted in the pursuit by the Virginia State Police and the Campbell County Sheriff’s Department.