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Police identify driver charged for police chase near Conway

Dakota Nicole Deal (Source: HCDC) Dakota Nicole Deal (Source: HCDC)
Randy Davis. Source: HCPD Randy Davis. Source: HCPD
Still image from the video of the chase provided by Craig Hardee of Hardee Auto Sales. Still image from the video of the chase provided by Craig Hardee of Hardee Auto Sales.
The scene where the chase ended, near the home of the driver, according to officials. Source: Jonathan Dick The scene where the chase ended, near the home of the driver, according to officials. Source: Jonathan Dick
The vehicle involved in the chase. Source: Jonathan Dick. The vehicle involved in the chase. Source: Jonathan Dick.

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Police chased a vehicle through the county, near Conway, and on Highway 501 for 38 minutes Wednesday afternoon. The vehicle crashed near the home of the driver, and two people were apprehended after a foot chase, officials confirmed.

When officers responded to a residence on Willard road for wanted person, Dakota Deal, of Conway, the 24-year-old fugitive left in a black SUV, according to Lt. Raul Denis of the Horry County Police Department.

Deal was wanted for forgery. She has been booked at the Horry County Detention Center.

Lt. Denis says the driver, 25-year-old Randy Davis, from Conway, is currently being held at the Horry County Detention Center was charged with failure to stop for blue lights and siren, driving under suspension, and other traffic-related charges.

Video provided by Craig Hardee of Hardee Auto Sales shows a dark-colored SUV speeding down Willard Road and turning on Highway 501, with an Horry County Police vehicle in pursuit.

Police deployed spike strips to disable the vehicle; the video shows that one of the vehicle’s front tires is flat as it is being chased.

After a 38-minute chase, the vehicle crashed nearby in the woods off Willard Road near Party Pines Road, near the home of the driver, and two people attempted to flee on foot, according to an officer at the scene. Both people were taken into custody – the passenger was wanted by police, and the driver lives nearby, the officer said.

Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available.

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