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Statesboro driver arrested after chase

Richard Osborne (Source: BCSO) Richard Osborne (Source: BCSO)

A man has been arrested and charged in connection with a chase in Statesboro.

At 10 p.m. Feb. 15, Bulloch County Deputy Mark Guarino overheard radio traffic from Georgia Southern University police that they were chasing a vehicle near the campus, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

Guarino spotted the vehicle US 80 east near Cawana Road and the driver took off onto Cawana Road, according to the sheriff's office. The chase continued through the Lowe's parking lot and back onto US 80 eastbound.

The driver continued speeding and turned into the Merrywood subdivision.

Guarino located the vehicle at a residence in the 300 block of Meadowlark Circle. The driver, later identified as Richard Osborne, 22, of Stateesboro, took off running, but was later apprehended with residents' help, according to the sheriff's office.

Osborne was charged with several traffic violations including felony fleeing and attempting to elude and obstruction. 

He is being held at the Bulloch County Jail without bond. No one was injured during the chase and no property was damaged. 

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