I-77 Police Chase

A routine traffic stop by the North Carolina Highway Patrol on I-77 ended up turning into a pursuit.

On Sunday night, police tried to pull over Roger Rios for speeding. But Rios ended up taking off on to Beatties Ford Road and then onto Lakeview Road. The chase ended on Lakeview when Rios’ car slammed into a fence. Rios and his passenger jumped out of the car and ran, but police found them a few moments later.

Inside the car, police found many stolen items, as well as a ski mask and gloves. Rios is facing various charges, including speeding to elude and having a stolen gun.

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