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Vehicle Chase Ends After Car Gets Stuck, 2 Arrested

(Scott Pelkey / Acme News Archive)

ASHEBORO N.C. – Two people were arrested last Friday after they had to bail out of their vehicle which had become disabled during a vehicle pursuit.

According to a press release by the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, on March 4th, 2022, a deputy tried to pull over a vehicle near Howard Mill Rd and Bennett Rd. Police say the driver sped up and led police on a short vehicle chase that ended when the driver turned on to Waddell’s Ferry Rd. and ended up on the dirt and gravel portion of the road near the Deep River when the vehicle became disabled.

The driver exited the vehicle and fled on foot but was apprehended. He was identified by police as Tommy Colon Hussey, who was wanted for multiple warrants and orders for arrest through multiple agencies. The female passenger, Tammy Jane Shaw Spivey, was detained and later arrested after the Sheriff’s Office says a search of the vehicle found illegal substances and paraphernalia

Both were transported to the Randolph County Jail where the magistrate found probable cause for felony flee to elude arrest, failure to maintain lane control, resist public officer, and displaying a fictitious registration plate for Hussey. Hussey was also served his outstanding Warrants for arrest for felony flee to elude arrest with motor vehicle, felony assault with a deadly weapon on government official, misdemeanor resisting public officer, two counts drive left of center, three counts fail to stop at stop sign, driving while licenses revoked, speeding, displaying a fictitious registration plate, and reckless driving wanton disregard; and Orders for Arrest for failure to appear. He was issued a secured $62,500 total bond and a first appearance was set for March 7, 2022, in Randolph County District Court.

The magistrate also found probable cause for the charges of felony possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia for other than marijuana for Spivey. She received a $5,000 unsecured bond and a court date was set for March 28, 2022.

Tommy Colon Hussey

Tommy Colon Hussey

  • Felony flee to elude arrest
  • Failure to maintain lane control
  • Resist public officer
  • Displaying a fictitious registration plate
  • Felony flee to elude arrest with motor vehicle
  • Felony assault with a deadly weapon on government official
  • Misdemeanor resisting public officer
  • Two counts drive left of center
  • Three counts fail to stop at stop sign
  • Driving while licenses revoked
  • Speeding
  • Displaying a fictitious registration plate
  • Reckless driving wanton disregard
  • Orders for Arrest for failure to appear

$62,500 Secured Bond

Tammy Jane Shaw Spivey

Tammy Jane Shaw Spivey

  • Felony possession of methamphetamine
  • Misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia for other than marijuana

$5,000 Secured Bond