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Johnston Man Accused Of Stealing Car, Dragging Deputy

Posted January 2, 2003 5:21 a.m. EST

— A Johnston County man is accused of stealing a deputy's car and dragging the officer with it.

Investigators say Todd Johnson of Four Oaks dragged Deputy Tammy Johnson for several feet. She had been called in to help a state trooper with a traffic stop involving the suspect.

Tammy Johnson was treated for bumps and bruises.

Investigators say Todd Johnson crashed the car in Four Oaks before officers caught him.