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Former police officer incarcerated after leading police on high speed chase

Hank Smith, 40, was booked into J. Reuben Long Detention Center around 2:30 p.m. Saturday. (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center) Hank Smith, 40, was booked into J. Reuben Long Detention Center around 2:30 p.m. Saturday. (Source: J. Reuben Long Detention Center)

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - The former police officer from Supply, NC who police say led deputies on a high-speed chase Tuesday has been incarcerated, according to the Horry County Sheriff's Office.

Hank Smith, 40, was booked into J. Reuben Long Detention Center around 2:30 p.m. Saturday.

Deputies in Brunswick County said that Smith got in his car and sped off after deputies tried to arrest him Tuesday night.

Smith fired shots at officers several times during the two-hour chase. The chase ended in South Carolina when Smith's car hit a trooper's cruiser on Highway 31 in Horry County. Police said Smith was taken to the hospital after the crash.

Smith was charged with failure to stop for a blue light and attempted murder. Smith was denied bond.

The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office has issued warrants for the arrest of Smith. Warrants show he is charged with: seven counts of attempted murder, assault by pointing a gun, communicating threats, assault on a female, seven counts of assaulting a law enforcement officer with a deadly weapon, fleeing or eluding arrest with a motor vehicle and assault with a firearm.​

Listen to the 911 call here.

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