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Teens charged after deputies chase stolen car across Richland County, sheriff’s office says

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A bullet grazed a 3-year-old and a 19-year-old in a north Charlotte hotel room after the toddler found and pulled the trigger on a gun, police said. Getty Images

Three teenagers were arrested after deputies say they stole a car and lead law enforcement on a police chase Monday morning, according to a statement from the Richland County Sheriff’s Department.

Izaiah Marshall, 18, was charged with possession of a stolen motor vehicle, failure to stop for blue lights, violation of a beginner’s permit, simple possession of marijana and possession of a Schedule V narcotic, according to the statement.

Erquavius Jones, 19, and an unidentified 16-year-old boy were charged with simple possession of marijuana and Schedule V narcotics. The 16-year-old boy was charged as a minor.

At about 10 a.m. Monday, deputies were called to the 3000 block of Broad River Road about a stolen car, according to the statement.

Deputies later found the car and tried to stop it, but the driver took off, leading deputies on a chase that ended on the 1500 block of Broad River Road, according to the statement. Deputies detained the driver and two passengers, who were later identified as the teens.

Emily Bohatch helps cover South Carolina’s government for The State. She also updates The State’s databases. Her accomplishments include winning a Green Eyeshade award in Disaster Reporting in 2018 for her teamwork reporting on Hurricane Irma. She has a degree in Journalism with a minor in Spanish from Ohio University’s E. W. Scripps School of Journalism.


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