Deputies arrest suspect after high-speed chase in Colleton County

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COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – On February 24, the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office received information that Marcus Ray Goins was possibly in a white Nissan Frontier bearing a Georgia license plate.  

In the same exact area where the high-speed chase occurred days earlier deputies witnessed a vehicle matching that description heading down Sidney Road.  The occupants observed authorities in that vicinity and pulled into a residence on Chesnut and Sidney’s Road. The news release stated that the three males proceeded to get out of the vehicle and walk into the roadway.  

The vehicle was not able to be seen from the roadway as authorities were questioning the males who exited the vehicle, the driver of the vehicle who was later found as Marcus Ray Goins drove the vehicle further into the residence and exited the vehicle making his way to Cox Road where he told a resident he would pay them $50.00 to take him out of town, the resident declined.  

The description the resident gave matched that of Marcus Ray Goins, the resident told authorities he was last seen walking towards the area of Chesnut Road.

He was then spotted going towards the address of 303 Hickory Road, authorities made their way towards the residence and proceeded to talk with the owner who gave authorities authorization to search the residence.  After entering the residence they apprehended Marcus Ray Goins and placed him under arrest.  A search warrant is being obtained for the vehicle mentioned if evidence is found it could lead to additional warrants being obtained.  

“Because of these hard-working men and women we are continuing to keep the residents of Colleton County safe by cracking down on crime.”  Said R.A. Strickland.

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