PENDER COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Deputies in Pender County have charged a man who led them on a chase and then set grass on fire.
According to officials, deputies were called to respond to a fight on Pond Road in Pender County. Michael Wayne Hatcher took off running when officials arrived.
Authorities said Hatcher grabbed a lighter and set a patch of grass of fire. Deputies were able to catch him and put the fire out.
Hatcher was arrested and charged for setting the grass on fire.
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