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Brothers allegedly lead police on pursuit, dump stolen vehicle in Kingsport

April 29th, 2013 6:20 pm by Wes Bunch

Brothers allegedly lead police on pursuit, dump stolen vehicle in Kingsport

GATE CITY -- A pair of brothers allegedly led multiple police agencies in a high-speed pursuit Monday, driving into oncoming traffic on U.S. Route 23 before dumping a stolen pickup truck in Kingsport.

As of late Monday afternoon one of the suspects, the driver, had been apprehended following a foot chase, while authorities were still seeking the second. Lowrey Dale Moorefield, 18, of Kingsport, has been charged by Scott County authorities with felony alluding arrest and felony endangerment and booked into Kingsport City Jail.

In Kingsport, Moorefield is additionaly charged with motor vehicle theft, evading arrest, resisting arrest and driving on a suspended license.

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