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High speed pursuit results in arrest of soldier
Sheriff says dash cam footage shows benefit of complying with deputies
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A Kershaw County Sheriffs Office deputy arrests Michael Alexander Jackson, a soldier from Fort Bragg, N.C., on Thursday in this frame from the deputys patrol car dash cam video as another deputy searches Jacksons Dodge Charger. Allegedly driving in excess of 103 mph, Jackson led deputies on a chase which ended on a secondary road in Lee County. Sheriff Jim Matthews said the video shows an arrest going well because the subject complied with deputies orders. Jackson can be heard on the video saying he was trying to see a dying grandmother. - photo by Provided by the KCSO
A high speed chase through parts of Kershaw and Lee counties resulted in the arrest of a Fort Bragg, N.C., soldier Thursday. According to a Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) press release, deputies arrested Michael Alexander Jackson, 23, after he led a deputies on a high speed chase on I-20 eastbound. Shortly after 1 p.m. Thursday, a KCSO traffic unit deputy monitoring traffic on a stretch of the interstate where numerous traffic fatalities have occurred, spotted a red Dodge Charger traveling at an extremely high rate of speed.