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Two arrested following chase, crash with two patrol cars

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Kershaw County Sheriff patrol vehicle involved in crash Kershaw County Sheriff patrol vehicle involved in crash
Jametrice Jacobs (Source: Kershaw County Sheriff) Jametrice Jacobs (Source: Kershaw County Sheriff)
Clinton Harris (Source: Kershaw County Sheriff) Clinton Harris (Source: Kershaw County Sheriff)
KERSHAW COUNTY, SC (WIS) -

Two patrol cars were wrecked following a chase that started in Kershaw County and ended in Lee County Tuesday night.

According to Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews, deputies apprehended 30-year-old Clinton Harris and 26-year-old Jametrice Jacobs.

Matthews says the pair was stopped around 1:45 p.m. on Interstate 20 in Kershaw County. Both men were interviewed on the side of the road.

The sheriff says Harris, who was acting peculiar during the stop, jumped into the driver's seat, and took off toward Lee County. Jacobs was left standing alongside the interstate.

Matthews says Lee and Kershaw County deputies pursued Harris until he rammed two patrol cars as he tried to exit Interstate 20 to Highway 341.

After the mayhem died down, officers discovered several ecstasy tablets and a bag of white powder believed to be methamphetamine on Harris.

Deputies also found more ecstasy tablets in the car and a small quantity of marijuana on Jacobs.

Harris is being held at the Kershaw County Detention Center, charged with failure to stop for a blue light, possession of ecstasy, and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.  Jacobs is being charged with simple possession of marijuana and possession of ecstasy.

Additional charges will be filed in Lee County in connection with Harris ramming the patrol cars.

Matthews says Harris has a lengthy arrest record in North Carolina including arrests for multiple narcotics violations, indecent liberties with a child, probation violations, failure to register as a sex offender, assault on a government official, resisting a public officer, possession of stolen goods, burglary, assault by pointing a gun, possession of a stolen firearm and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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