Scooter Chase Ends With Crash At Sandbox

A police chase involving a man on a scooter ended when the red scooter crashed into a sandbox.

Brad McDaniel of Enfield is facing several charges after deputies say they saw him speeding on the scooter on Highway 301. Deputies say McDaniel turned into an apartment complex and eventually collided with a sandbox. Authorities say that didn't stop McDaniel as he ran away.

Deputies say they eventually caught the scooter-speeder hiding in one of the apartments.

Also facing charges is Brian Tillery for obstructing deputies when they tried to arrest McDaniel.

Legally, scooters are only allowed to go up to 35 miles per hour in North Carolina.

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  • by Anonymous Location: VA on Sep 30, 2009 at 04:03 PM
  • by ace Location: plymouth on Aug 28, 2009 at 04:05 AM
    Thank goodness no one got hurt in this SLOW SPEED chase.
  • by Home Boy on Aug 28, 2009 at 03:14 AM
    Scooter Boy will now be playing in the Sand at County LockUp.
  • by Endurance Swimmer Location: Greenville on Aug 27, 2009 at 11:06 PM
    This is just too funny,lol! This should be filed under "The World's Dumbest Criminals"! Even better, stupid is as stupid does".
  • by andrew Location: NC on Aug 27, 2009 at 09:14 PM
    Marvin and PoPo are both right, sort of. 50cc scooters to be ridden without a license should be restricted to limit the speed. This is easily enough undone. If the suspect was speeding on the freeway, he must have been riding something much larger—200cc or up.
  • by NCLEO Location: Eastern NC on Aug 27, 2009 at 06:21 PM
    He sound like the typical idiot from Halifax County. Glad they caught him.
  • by dave Location: bear grass on Aug 27, 2009 at 04:23 PM
    He must have the mentality of a retarded Edsel car designer.He has got to be the laughing stock of the jail house.
  • by American Biker Location: Not Enfield on Aug 27, 2009 at 02:59 PM
    Enfield ... Sounds about right
  • by Bootsie Location: Way down yonder on Aug 27, 2009 at 11:49 AM
    The PoPo in Greenville sounds like the type that will pull someone over on Red Banks Rd because of a worn out wildshield wiper, but he won't dare get out of the patrol car on MLK Bld to deal with a suspicious person half steppin. Put down the law book and grow some.
  • by bigfruitbasket Location: NC on Aug 27, 2009 at 11:05 AM
    Isn't 'scooter' and 'chase' in the same sentence an oxymoron? Certainly, there was a moron driving the scooter. He obviously doesn't play well in the sandbox either.
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