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Driver charged after high-speed chase in Zebulon

Posted December 1, 2010 11:03 p.m. EST

— A high-speed chase ended with two Zebulon police cruisers damaged on Wednesday.

Police were chasing a suspect with fake plates and expired tags. The chase started at Old U.S. Highway 264 and North Carolina Highway 39 in Wake County.

At one point, the driver went the wrong way on U.S. 264. Police said the chased reached speeds of 85 mph. 

The suspect finally pulled over and surrendered about 15 miles away from where the chase started, police said.

Two police cruisers sideswiped each other as the chase came to an end in Wilson County.
No one was hurt.

Anthony S. Reid, Jr., 22, was charged with having fictitious, expired tags, driving the wrong way, speeding and felony speeding eluding officer.