Deputies: Man arrested after two county car chase - WRBL

Deputies: Man arrested after two county car chase

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COLUMBIA, N.C. - A Cary man faces several charges after a two county car chase Saturday morning.

The  Nags Head Police Department says the chase started around 2 o'clock.  Officers tried to stop a car driven by 22-year-old John Purcell near the Whalebone junction, but he kept driving. Tyrrell County deputies picked up the chase when Purcell entered the county.  Deputies were able to stop the car on U.S. 64 just west of Columbia.

Purcell faces several charges from several agencies including felony fleeing to elude arrest and driving while impaired.

Purcell was taken back to Dare County were he faces more charges.

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