Disturbance at House of Raeford in Wallace leads to chase, suspect arrested

WALLACE, N.C. (WITN) -Wallace police say a suspect involved in a disturbance at the House of Raeford, which lead to a chase, has been arrested.

Wallace police say they responded to the House of Raeford to assist the Duplin County Sheriff’s Office with a disturbance.

Police say the suspect, 24-year-old Sloan Fields, stole a vehicle and fled the scene.

Wallace officers located the vehicle near the old Rockfish Country Club where they say Fields rammed the officer’s vehicle twice, causing the airbags to deploy and injuring the officer.

Police say Fields fled the area on foot and was arrested following a three-hour manhunt.

Fields faces numerous charges, including possession of a stolen vehicle and assault on an officer.