Anthony Lorenzo Jackson (Image: Kershaw County Sheriff's Dept.)
Kershaw County, SC (WLTX) - Kershaw County deputies have arrested a suspect they say hit one of their patrol cars during a chase.
Anthony Lorenzo Jackson, 23, is charged with failure to stop for a blue light, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, and aggravated assault.
Wednesday, Deputies were at the Sherwood Apartments in Lugoff investigating possible drug activity. Officers observed a meeting they thought was suspicious, and tried to stop Jackson.
Instead, officers say Jackson got in his car and drove off, but not before he hit a tree in the parking lot. Officers say he drove through a yard and struck several signs as he got onto U.S. 1.
During the pursuit, deputies say he intentionally hit a patrol car. Officers finally stopped him after they blocked him in at a K-Mart parking lot.
Inside his car, officers say they found 7 ounces of marijuana, a Glock handgun, and $2,200 in cash.