Advertisement

Teen arrested after fleeing law enforcement on Carolina Beach Road

Teen arrested after fleeing law enforcement on Carolina Beach Road
Published: May. 18, 2022 at 8:22 PM EDT|Updated: May. 19, 2022 at 11:00 AM EDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

CAROLINA BEACH, N.C. (WECT) - The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 17-year-old boy after he attempted to flee law enforcement on Carolina Beach Road.

On Wednesday, a Jeep Cherokee was reported stolen from the Walmart at Monkey Junction. A detective in an unmarked car spotted the vehicle, drove behind and called for a marked unit. The stolen vehicle reportedly was stopped on Carolina Beach Road and Burnett Road by a pit maneuver.

The 17-year-old driver was arrested and charged with larceny of a motor vehicle, various chapter 20 violations and 1st degree kidnapping. Law enforcement did not arrest the car’s passenger, a teen girl.

Copyright 2022 WECT. All rights reserved.