Police Chase Ends With Brawl In Dunn
Posted June 6, 2006 4:55 a.m. EDT
DUNN, N.C. — A police officer is on paid leave after a high speed chase ended with a brawl.
Dunn Police Sgt. James Thrower pulled over a car with two people inside after he suspected the driver was drunk.
The car briefly stopped before leaving the scene with Thrower in pursuit. Authorities said the chase ended with a crash and a fight.
Thrower is accused of hitting one of the suspects with his gun. According to authorities, the weapon discharged, but it did not injure anyone.
The suspects were later arrested.