Suspect arrested after leading deputies on a chase through Hollywood

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HOLLYWOOD, S.C. (WCBD) – On May 31, 2019, Charleston County sheriff’s deputies arrested a suspect after he failed to stop for blue lights and led them on a chase through Hollywood.  

Just before 9:00 p.m. a deputy tried to stop a vehicle for impaired driving on Highway 165 in Hollywood, according to Public Information Officer Roger Antonio. The vehicle failed to stop and led deputies on a chase through Hollywood. 

The news release stated that the suspect abandoned the vehicle on Cherry Hill Road and ran away. The deputy caught up to the suspect, at which point the suspect resisted the deputy’s attempt to subdue him.  

The suspect was detained and subsequently transported to the Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center, Antonio added.

Joseph Darrice Mitchell is charged with Failure to Stop for Blue Lights, Driving Under Suspension, Driving Under the Influence, and Open Container of Beer or Wine.

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