3 Florida men captured, charged following Chatham County chase, Highway Patrol says

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Sunday, July 4, 2021
3 FL men charged following Chatham County chase: Highway Patrol
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Troopers have captured the three Florida men who fled from a Saturday Chatham County chase.

CHATHAM COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- North Carolina troopers have captured the last man who fled after a Chatham County chase Saturday morning,

The Chatham County Sheriff's Office said the chase began on Highway 64 before 8:30 a.m. when North Carolina State Highway Patrol troopers tried to stop a car for speeding 94 mph.

The car failed to stop and spun out into the median just east of Siler City.

After the chase came to a halt, four armed men wearing dark clothing fled the scene.

Officials said a reverse 911 call went out to residents in the area asking them to remain inside and report seeing the men.

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol said two people have been taken into custody Saturday afternoon and one man was captured after crashing a stolen car into a NCSHP patrol car late Saturday night.

Officials with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol said the last man was captured Sunday morning.

North Carolina State Highway Patrol identified the men as:

  • Marcus Brown, 19, of Jacksonville, Florida. Brown is charged with fleeing to elude arrest with a motor vehicle, possession of a weapon of mass destruction and larceny of a motor vehicle.
  • Caleb Kenyetta Sheffield, 19, of Jacksonville, Florida. Sheffield is charged with possession of a weapon of mass destruction, possession of stolen firearm and resist, obstruct and delay.
  • Adrian Lowry, 24, of Jacksonville, Florida. Lowry was charged with possession of a stolen weapon and possession of firearm by felon.

Members of the North Carolina Highway Patrol are on scene with members of the Chatham County Sheriff's Office, Randolph County Sheriff's Office, Wildlife Resources Commission and Carrboro Police Department.

If you see the man, do not approach them. Call 911.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the State Highway Patrol by dialing *HP(47) from a cell phone.

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