A man was charged after police said he stole a patrol vehicle while under arrest.
Police said the man, Rodney Burns, 43, of Yadkinville, was in the middle of being arrested when he was able to remove his seatbelt. He then moved his handcuffs from behind his back before Yadkinville police said he stole their vehicle. This resulted in a police pursuit. Police said Burns drove the car off the road and attempted to run away. The Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office helped in the vehicle pursuit and chase to arrest Burns once again.
He’s charged with the following:
Burns was placed in the Yadkin County Detention Center on a $125,000 secured bond. Additional charges are pending against Burns.