• Police: Convicted killer leads police on 100 mph chase after shoplifting


    GASTON COUNTY, N.C. - A convicted killer was captured in Gastonia, after police said he shoplifted then led them on a 100 mph chase.

    Police released dashcam video of the chase that occurred Thursday morning.

    Police said Jerry Dickey stole more than $100 worth of items from a Family Dollar store in Clover, South Carolina.
    The chase ended at the state line.
    Officers ended up arresting him when he got out of the car at a home in Gastonia.

    Dickey faces a number of charges, including possession of stolen property.
    He was also convicted back in 1992 for second-degree murder.
    He served five years of a 15-year sentence.

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