A high speed police chase ended in Conway last night that also ended with a car crash. The man that is being charged is in connection with a store burglary that just took place, before the high speed chase according to a Horry County police officer.
Richaudi Bryant, 33, of Charlotte, N.C., is facing a second degree burglary charge and will be held held at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center where as of Wednesday September 2, 2015 has not been set, according to jail records. Bryant will be held at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center until bail is set.
Police were called at 12:13 a.m, Tuesday to Jay’s Food Mart on W U.S 501 in Conway after being told that the front glass door had been broken and items were taken from the store.
Horry County police reviewed surveillance footage of the incident and it showed a man go behind he counter, into the store’s office then leaving with a cigar box in hand.
While police were still investigating the robbery at Jay’s Food Mart, dispatchers alerted police of an on-going high speed chase involving a man and SCHP troopers, according to police.
The chase ended when Bryant crashed into a curb near Mill Pond Road and was immediately taken into custody by highway patrol troopers.
Horry County police arrived on the scene shortly after that according to Scott Lemons. When arrived police noticed that Bryant, the apprehended suspect, looked a lot like the suspect from the Jay’s Food Mart burglary.
Bryant wad charged due to the fact that they found a cigar box in the crashed car the Bryant had been driving, and a Jay’s Food Mart employee identified it and other items found in the car as the store’s property.