(Charleston County Sheriff’s Office)
North Charleston, S.C. (WCIV) —
A traffic stop turned into a brief police chase in both car and foot Friday.
It resulted in five people being arrested for a number of charges including possession of a stolen car, unlawful carrying of a gun and possession of marijuana.
It started when North Charleston police officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop of an Acura on Florida Avenue in North Charleston.
The driver of the vehicle did not stop and a pursuit ensued, according to the North Charleston Police Department.
After a brief pursuit, the vehicle, which was reported stolen through Mount Pleasant Police Department, struck a tree and four black male suspects fled on foot from the vehicle, according to the police report.
Officers observed two of the suspects flee into a residence at 2023 Clement Ave. in North Charleston.
According to the police report, officers recovered two handguns inside the vehicle that were unlawfully stored.
Officers obtained a search warrant for