On March 19, 2022, at approximately 6:05 pm, Deputies working the C-District stopped a vehicle on Tern Street in Avon, NC, for traffic violations. When the Deputy approached the vehicle, it pulled away and failed to yield for blue lights and siren.
The vehicle headed south on Hwy 12 at a high rate of speed finally coming to a stop on Lovey Lane in Frisco, NC. No one was injured during this incident.
Mark Lane Churchwell, M/49, Belle Fourche, SD, was arrested for (F) Flee to Elude, (M) DWI, and (M) DWLR. Churchwell is in custody on a $25,000 secured bond.