CMPD: Pair arrested after crashing stolen car during police chase

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Two people have been charged after leading police on a chase in a stolen vehicle Tuesday night in west Charlotte, officials said.

Officers said they tried to stop Ronnie Fewell and Avery Hewett, who were in a stolen car near Remount Road and Wilkinson Boulevard.

Avery Hewett and Ronnie Fewell

Police told Channel 9 one of the suspects had a warrant for assault with a deadly weapon.

The chase ended around 11 p.m. when the the pair jumped from the vehicle and ran into the Timberbrook Apartments off of Tuckaseegee Road.

They were quickly taken into custody and face several charges, including assault with a deadly weapon and leading police on a chase.

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A third person in the car was detained but not charged.

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