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Woman accused of trying to run over officers during chase, Darlington County deputies say

By Taylor Ford,


DARLINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — A woman was arrested by authorities on Saturday after allegedly stealing a vehicle during a burglary and then trying to run over two officers, according to the Darlington County Sheriff’s Office.

Janice Anderson was taken to the hospital to be evaluated and was then transported to the W. Glenn Campbell Detention Center where multiple charges are pending, deputies said.

Deputies said the car was stolen during a burglary off of Ousleydale Road in Hartsville. Before deputies arrived on the scene, Hartsville police attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle and a chase ensued, according to deputies.

Darlington County deputies joined the pursuit, and the driver was taken into custody off of N. 5th Street in Hartsville. During the pursuit, deputies said, at one point, officers attempted to take the driver into custody and then she appeared to attempt to run over two officers with her vehicle.

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