Juveniles Lead Authorities On Chase In Stolen Vehicle

Juveniles Lead Authorities On Chase In Stolen Vehicle

Two teenagers lead police on a chase that ends with a bang in Goldsboro.  On Tuesday, April 6th, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a vehicle that had been stolen in the Buck Swamp and Salem Church Road area.  Financial transaction cards were also stolen as part of the theft.  Shortly afterwards, a suspect attempted to use one of the stolen credit cards at Walmart in Goldsboro,  The Goldsboro P.D. responded and the suspects fled the scene in a vehicle reported stolen out of Virginia.  The pursuit ended when the suspect vehicle struck a tree near the Willow Run subdivision.  During the investigation, the vehicle stolen from the Buck Swamp/Salem Church Road area was recovered in the area of Vanderbilt Circle.  The 14 and 16-year-old suspects were charged with Juvenile Petitions for:

  • Felony Larceny of Motor Vehicle,
  • Felony Possession of Stolen Goods/Property
  • Felony Breaking and/or Entering Motor Vehicle
  • Felony Larceny
  • Felony Financial Card Theft

The Goldsboro Police Deptartment and the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office worked these cases as a joint investigation. As this investigation continues, additional charges are possible.