A high speed chase in two counties Friday morning has landed a Grimesland man in jail.
Washington police have charged Joseph Daniels with larceny of a motor vehicle, felony fleeing to elude arrest, failure to stop for lights and sires, driving while license revoked, driving while impaired, and intoxicated and disruptive.
Police say around 5:00 a.m. they got a call to the Washington Motel about a stolen vehicle. Police say they tried to stop the stolen pickup truck then on 15th Street Extension. Police say the chase continued onto Clarks Neck Road and into Pitt County. Police say the pickup lost control in a curve and ran off the road. Police say after a short foot chase they caught the driver.
State troopers are investigating the actual crash in Pitt County, while Washington police say their investigation is continuing.
We have a correction to make on this story. Initial reports indicated the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office was involved in the chase. The Sheriff's Office was not involved. The law enforcement agency involved in the incident was the Washington Police Department.
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