Thursday, 16 January 2020 04:58

South Carolina Man Charged Following Reported Chase In Burke & Catawba Counties

Roger Desmond Burns Roger Desmond Burns Courtesy of Catawba County Sheriff's Office

28-year-old Roger Desmond Burns III of Fort Mill, SC, was arrested Wednesday (January 15) by Troopers with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol. He's charged with felony speeding to elude arrest, driving while impaired, possession of drug paraphernalia, no operators license, and felony parole violation.

According to published reports, Burns allegedly fled the scene of a hit and run in Burke County and led officers on a chase into Catawba County. Burns reportedly wrecked, then fled on foot before being arrested in Hickory.

He was jailed in the Catawba County Detention Facility under $8,500 bond. District Court dates were scheduled today (January 16) and January 27.

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