Stolen Georgetown sheriff’s car stopped near TC

By DEUCE NIVEN

    After an 80-mile ride on three rims, a Georgetown County Sheriff’s patrol car was stopped by Columbus County and Tabor City officers just west of Tabor City Sunday morning, TCPD Capt. Russell Conway said.
    A mental health patient from Georgetown County, still wearing hospital scrubs, was pulled from the marked car, its blue lights flashing, after Columbus County Sheriff’s Office deputies performed a rolling road-block, bringing the long chase to a successful conclusion on NC 904 near Willoughby Road, Conway said.
    Loaded onto a P&C Wrecker Service rollback, the car, with obvious damage, was soon on its way back to Georgetown.
    For more on this story see the April 2 Tabor-Loris Tribune in print and online.

(Deuce Niven photo)

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