Georgetown Co. fugitive found driving down highway in golf cart

Published: Jan. 16, 2013 at 5:29 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 16, 2013 at 5:33 PM EST
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GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A 19-year-old man wanted by Georgetown investigators was caught by deputies after he was spotted driving a golf cart down a highway early Wednesday morning, according to authorities.

At 1 a.m. on Wednesday, deputies patrolling Highway 17 in Murrells Inlet passed a golf cart being driven without lights.

Deputies say they conducted a traffic stop and recognized the person driving to be Andrew Tucker Wesley, who was wanted in connection to an incident on Tuesday where authorities say he eluded deputies who were looking for him for a probation violation.

An incident report states that Wesley initially providing false information to the deputies before he confirmed his identity.

The Georgetown County Sheriff's Office charged Andrew Tucker Wesley with false information to a police officer and golf cart violation.

Wesley was locked up at the Georgetown County Detention Center.

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