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Man arrested after 135 mph vehicle chase

Posted Friday, August 26, 2005

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Pittsboro, NC - Chatham County deputies arrested a Hubert man just after midnight on Wednesday after he refused to stop for a traffic violation. Deputy Tom D’Angelo attempted to stop William Boone, 21, of 110 Riggs Road, Hubert, North Carolina for an insurance violation in the Cole Park Plaza area of Chatham County.

William Boone, 21, of 110 Riggs Road, Hubert, North Carolina

Boone accelerated his Acura Integra northbound to speeds that approached 135 mph as he attempted to elude the officer. Approximately three miles into Orange County on US 15-501, Boone lost control of his vehicle and wrecked near a wooded area. Boone sustained a small injury on his hand and his passenger was not injured. Nether man was hospitalized.

Boone was taken into custody without further incident and charged with Felonious Speeding to Elude Arrest and Failing to Maintain Insurance of his Vehicle. He was jailed under a $2,000.00 secured bond and is scheduled to appear in Chatham County District Court in Pittsboro on September 14.

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