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MAN CHARGED WITH SIX FELONIES AFTER SHORT CHASE

(Richmond, IN)--An ongoing investigation by the Wayne County Drug Task Force led to the arrest of a Richmond man on a long list of charges Tuesday.  At around noon, police tried to stop a vehicle being driven by 26-year-old Cedric Thompson II.  Thompson fled and was caught following a short foot chase.  Officers found 85 grams of illegal narcotics and a loaded handgun.  It resulted in six felony charges, including dealing cocaine.  Back in 2016, Thompson robbed a Richmond Dollar General at gunpoint and was sentenced to seven years in prison.