K-9 Locates Woman Fleeing From Four Oaks Police

A Johnston County woman wanted for breaking into a relative’s home in February was arrested following a short chase with Four Oaks Police.

Police Chief Stephen Anderson said officers received a tip the suspect was headed into Four Oaks Thursday night.  Officers set up surveillance on US 301 near Keen Road. A short time later they located the vehicle being driven by the suspect, 23 year-old Megan Christina Beasley of the 7500 block of US 301 South.

Megan-Christina-Beasley-FIChief Anderson said officers attempted to block Beasley’s car but she managed to get around the patrol cars and flee. A short chase followed down Keen Road and Boyette Road before Beasley jumped and ran into a field.

A Johnston County Sheriff’s Office K-9 was brought to the scene and Beasley was located a short time later hiding under a group of bushes.

Beasley was wanted at the time of her arrest for breaking into her sister’s home on Feb. 16th on Lee-Johnson Road in the Meadow community. 

Beasley was charged with felony fleeing to elude arrest, breaking and entering, larceny and probation violation.  Bail was set at $135,000.