South Carolina Highway Patrol arrested three Charlotte residents who rammed two patrol cars during a high-speed chase early Friday on Interstate 77.
Troopers found nine stolen guns, two stolen bulletproof vests and other stolen items in the car, Sgt. Bob Beres of S.C. Highway Patrol said.
The two men and one woman were arrested and are in custody at the Chester County Detention Center.
Driver Elontrae Ali Glenn, 23, and passengers Santario Washington, 25, and Morgan Fowler, 20 have each been charged with receiving stolen goods, unlawful carrying of pistol and sale or possession of stolen or unlawful weapon.
Glenn has also been charged with failure to stop for blue lights.
A S.C. Highway Patrol trooper attempted to stop the three just after 6:30 a.m. Friday, Beres said.
Glenn was driving a 2005 Chrysler 300 at 91 mph in a 70 mph zone northbound on I-77, Beres said.
Three troopers attempted to perform a road block about 10 miles farther down I-77, Beers said.
Glenn reportedly stopped for a moment, then drove forward and then reversed, ramming two patrol cars, Beres said.
Troopers had to use batons to break the car windows to force the car to stop, Beres said.
No injuries were reported.
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