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Motorcycle chase through Horry Co. ends when bike runs out of gas

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HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - A man was arrested when his motorcycle ran out of gas while he led police on a chase through Horry County Monday night, according to Horry County police.

Sergeant Hutchins with HCPD said the chase started around 9:30 p.m. on Highway 544 near Highway 14. An officer tried to pull over the suspect for a moving violation, and the suspect took off on his motorcycle.

More officers joined the chase which eventually ended half an hour later on Highway 501 at Causey Road when the suspects motorcycle broke down or ran out of gas.  

The suspect Willis Earl Boyd, was taken to J Reuben Long Detention Center. He is charged with failure to stop for blue light, driving under suspension and too fast for conditions. Sgt. Hutchins said the suspect also faces drug charges.

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