PICKENS CO., SC (WSPA) – A man has been charged after stealing and crashing a Greenville County deputy’s patrol car.
The car was stolen from the deputy’s home and crashed a short time later in Pickens County, the sheriff’s office said.
According to the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office, dispatch was called just before 9 a.m. for one of their patrol cars driving erratically on Highway 124.
A short time later, Pickens County rescue truck spotted a crashed patrol car on Farrs Bridge Road, deputies said.
According to Highway Patrol, the patrol car struck an embankment near Old Mill Road and overturned.
32-year-old Roy Wood McDonald was charged and is detained in the Pickens Co. Detention Center.
He is charged with driving under the influence, grand larceny and simple larceny.