One charged by Horry County police after pursuit crossed state lines

One charged by Horry County police after pursuit crossed state lines
Horry County police were called in to help with a chase that crossed state lines on Thursday afternoon. (Source: WMBF News)

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – Horry County police were called in to help with a pursuit that crossed state lines on Thursday afternoon.

Horry County police officials said the incident started in Columbus County, N.C., and then HCPD was called in to assist once the chase crossed into the county.

According to Horry County police, it started off as a vehicle pursuit and then turned into a foot chase near the Finklea area off Circle Heights Drive.

Officers took two people into custody. One of them, 34-year-old Frederick Corbi Pence, of Supply, N.C., was charged with failure to stop for a blue light, driving under suspension, operating an uninsured vehicle, and vehicle required to be registered and licensed, according to online records from the J. Reuben Long Detention Center.

Frederick Pence
Frederick Pence (Source: JRLDC)

Pence remained in jail Friday morning under no bond.

According to a report from the HCPD, Columbus County deputies were pursuing a truck that was missing a license plate, had its rear window busted, and was carrying an air conditioning unit on the bed.

Columbus County deputies stopped the pursuit once the truck crossed into South Carolina. HCPD deputies continued the pursuit until the driver stopped the truck on Circle Heights Drive, the report stated. The driver ran, but was later captured.

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