Bucksport man charged in connection with police chase

Michael Anthony Williams faces multiple drug charges after a traffic stop and chase in Horry County on Sunday.

CONWAY (WBTW) – A Bucksport man was arrested Sunday after police say he fled from officers during a traffic stop.

According to a police report, Horry County Police officers tried to stop a vehicle for crossing the center line on U.S. Highway 701 South at Winburn Road in the Bucksport area of Horry County and the driver refused to pull over.

Officers say the chase turned onto Winburn Road where the suspect crashed into a ditch and recovered before jumping out of his car and trying to run.

Police caught 42 year old Michael Williams and found he had methamphetamine, marijuana, and crack.Williams is still in jail, charged with possession with intent to distribute 3rd offense, 2 counts of distribution of cocaine 3rd offense, open container in motor vehicle, and failure to stop for blue lights and siren.

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