SAINT STEPHEN, SC : Man attempted to wreck St. on Tuesday, 23rd February 2021
Saint Stephen, South Carolina
Saint Stephen Police say a man facing charges in connection with a pursuit Tuesday morning came to a sudden complete stop in an attempt to force an officer to crash.
Christopher Dingle, 37, of Saint Stephen, faces multiple charges in connection to the chase that began at approximately 9:58 a.m., according to an incident report.
Williamsburg County authorities say he was booked into the county jail on charges of reckless driving, failure to stop for blue lights and second-degree assault and battery. He will also face charges in Saint Stephen, police say.
An incident report states police clocked Dingle’s white pickup truck traveling at a speed of approximately 54 mph in a 35 mph zone along Highway 52.
As the vehicle continued northbound, its speed continued to increase, the report states.