Arrest Made in High-Speed Chase
A Carthage man accused of stealing a truck and leading law-enforcement officers on a high-speed chase was arrested Friday afternoon in Greensboro, the Moore County Sheriff’s Office said.
Greensboro police arrested Joshua Aaron Biby, 30, of 107 Hickory Hollow Lane, at 1 p.m., Sheriff Lane Carter said in news release.
Biby was returned to Moore County, where he faces 29 charges. He is being held on a $210,000 secured bond, according to the Moore County jail website.
A resident of a home on Joel Road spotted someone taking a truck at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday, a Sheriff’s Office report said. She called the vehicle owner and asked if he had given anyone permission to use it. He said no, and authorities were called. The truck owner told police he had left the keys in the truck that morning when he left to go to work.
The truck was spotted in Carthage, and a sheriff’s deputy pursued it into Chatham County before the suspect abandoned it and ran away.
A Carthage police officer in the area of Priest Hill Road joined the pursuit as a backup and followed the chase from Priest Hill Road to Old River Road to Wadsworth Road, according to Carthage Police Chief Bart Davis.
Davis said his officer lost control of the vehicle on a hill, ran off the road and wrecked. The officer was uninjured, Davis said.
The truck was returned to its owner.
Charges against Biby, according to the jail website, include two counts of assault with a deadly weapon on a government official, assault on an officer, resisting a public officer, two counts of felony flee to elude, two counts of felony larceny of a motor vehicle, reckless driving, speeding, driving with license revoked, three counts of breaking and entering, three counts of possession of stolen goods, two counts of larceny after breaking and entering, two counts of injury to personal property and assault on a female.
The Sheriff’s Office said in the news release Friday that more details will be made available Monday.
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