Update: The Georgia State Patrol found the stolen Jeep near Brunswick, GA.
Robert Greenwood, 30, of Myrtle Beach, has been identified as the suspected thief, and he will be charged with grand larceny for stealing the vehicle.
Georgia State Troopers were conducting a traffic stop on I-95 South when Greenwood refused to exit the Jeep Wrangler. Greenwood then tried to speed off, starting a pursuit.
Authorities were able to stop Greenwood from escaping and arrested him. Afterward, police determined the Jeep was stolen from South Carolina.
Additional charges have been added for Greenwood, including following too closely, leaving the scene of a collision with property damage to attended vehicles, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, and unlawful possession of a firearm by a person convicted of a violent crime.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Wednesday morning, a two-vehicle collision occurred on the Ravenel Bridge, according to the Charleston Police Department (CPD).
A person pulled over to help, and one of the people involved in the crash stole the person’s car who pulled over to help.
The stolen car is a red 2018 Jeep Wrangler and was last seen heading south on Savannah Highway near Ravenel.
The suspected thief is described as a white male in his late 20s with brow-auburn hair, said CPD.
If you spot the Jeep, please call Consolidated Dispatch at 843-743-7200 or 843-720-2422 to speak with a Central Detective. If you wish to tip anonymously, call Lowcountry Crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111.
This story is developing.