UPDATE: Officials found suspect who collided head-on with deputy


WASHINGTON COUNTY, N.C. (WNCT) — Officials have found the suspect who collided head-on with a Washington County deputy in a car chase Sunday.

Around 6 p.m. deputies received a call about a stolen vehicle from the Roper area.

The car was stolen by the same suspect from the earlier chase.

Deputies spotted the vehicle on Mackeys Road and the suspect fled on to N.C. 45 towards Bertie County.

The suspect drove at high speeds through Bertie County and crashed near the U.S. 17 intersection where deputies apprehended him.

In a Facebook post, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office says the deputy injured in the head-on collision earlier Sunday is in “rough shape.”

The deputy conscious and able to speak.

Officials said he had two surgeries on Sunday and will have another one on Monday.


WASHINGTON COUNTY, N.C. (WNCT) — The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man who collided head-on with a deputy and fled on foot after a car chase Sunday afternoon.

Plymouth Police Department and Washington County Deputies were involved in a chase after Anthony Ralph Jackson.

During the chase, the 24-year-old man turned around, heading into oncoming traffic on U.S. 64.

That’s when he hit a responding deputy head-on and fled in to the woods.

The deputy sustained major injuries as a result.

Authorities believe he could still be in the Roper area.

If you have any information on where Jackson could be, you’re asked to call 252-793-2422

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