Suspect involved in car chase that left Oconee County deputy injured identified

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OCONEE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – Deputies identified the 25-year-old suspect who they said was involved in Thursday’s car chase that left a deputy injured.

Authorities said Brandon Lee Ashley Potter will be charged with multiple offenses in connection with the chase and was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 1:52 a.m.

Potter has been charged with possession of methamphetamine and furnishing contraband into a detention facility, as well as being cited in traffic tickets with one count each of driving under suspension, failure to stop for a blue light, operating an uninsured vehicle and operating a vehicle that is not registered.

The condition of the deputy injured in the crash has not been released due to privacy concerns.

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