Driver arrested after 100+ mph police chase in Rowan County North Carolina

By David Whisenant, wbtv.com

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C (WBTV) – One person is in custody following a high-speed chase that started Tuesday morning in Rowan County.

Deputies say 32-year-old Daniel Alexander Garner, from Woodleaf, N.C., has been charged with possession of stolen goods, possession of drug paraphernalia, felony flee to elude arrest and driving the wrong way on a dual lane road.

He was taken to the Rowan County Detention Center under a $10,000 bond. Read more here.


Mooresville Police use StarChase to safely track stolen vehicle, make three arrests in cross-county car chase

MOORESVILLE, N.C. — A cross-county car chase Monday afternoon ended with three people arrested, including a juvenile, who was driving.

It happened just after 4 p.m. Monday. Mooresville Police said they received reports of a stolen car from the Durham area, and began a chase on Statesville Highway near NC-150. The chase eventually made its way down I-77 south to I-85 south in Gastonia. 

Mooresville Police used a technology called StarChase to track and stop the vehicle. The police department says it’s the first agency in North Carolina to use StarChase, which launches GPS trackers onto a vehicle, allowing officers to monitor and determine the best way to stop a vehicle. 

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