Suspect crashes into patrol car during chase in Anderson Co.


ANDERSON Co., S.C. (WSPA) – One person faces charges after leading Anderson County deputies on a chase.

According to the sheriff’s office, a deputy tried to stop a vehicle for reckless driving on Moores Mill Road in Piedmont on Wednesday night.

The driver did not pull over and a chase started, deputies said.

Deputies used tire deflation devices to flatten the driver’s tires.

The driver lost control of the vehicle and crashed while attempting to turn onto Ivy Circle in Anderson with four flat tires, deputies said. The driver then backed into an Anderson County Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicle while trying to get away, causing minor damage.

Deputies said the driver refused to get out of the vehicle. Deputies entered the vehicle to get the driver out. While deputies were attempting to get the driver out, the driver reached for a gun in the passenger side of the car.

After the driver reached for the gun, a K9 was used to get the driver out, according to the sheriff’s office. The driver was then taken into custody without further incident.

Deputies say the driver was taken to the hospital and charges are pending.

Sergeant JT Foster with the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office identified the driver as 26-year-old Semeca D. Oglesby. She’s facing charges of failure to stop for blue lights, possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, and unlawful carrying of a handgun, according to Foster.

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