EDGECOMBE COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – We’re learning more about a stolen vehicle chase that ended in a crash Monday.
The Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office said that deputies received a Flock Safety alert in the Princeville area for a stolen vehicle.
Detectives said they found the car and that a chase started when they tried to stop the vehicle.
The chase reached speeds of over 100 mph before ending with a collision near the intersection of NC-111 and Shiloh Farm Road. Everyone in the vehicle tried to run before being caught, one of which with a K-9.
Deputies said that Keshawn Johnson, 20, of Tarboro, was charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, felony flee to elude arrest, failure to heed blue lights and siren, failure to stop at stop sign, felony possession of a stolen firearm.
Savalions Lewis, 18, of Tarboro, along with two other juveniles were charged with felony possession of a stolen firearm.
Johnson was given a $50,000 secured bond, while Lewis was given a $15,000 secured bond. Both are being held in the Edgecombe County Detention Center.
The two children were turned over to juvenile services.