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      License plate of suspicious car connected to a missing persons file

      Due to observation of a suspicious car traveling at high speed, deputies say they attempted to pull the car over after noticing the license plate of the car was connected to a missing persons file in the City of Columbia.

      Richland County (WACH) - Due to observation of a suspicious car traveling at high speed, deputies say they attempted to pull the car over after noticing the license plate of the car was connected to a missing persons file in the City of Columbia.

      According to officials, Benjamin Kearse failed to stop the car, losing control once turning onto Decker Blvd.

      Kearse struck a tree and began running on foot.

      Deputies say he was soon located and taken to Palmetto Richland for minor injuries.

      Kearse is being charged with DUI, possession of cocaine, traveling under suspension, and more.

      Deputies say Kearse is currently at the Alvin S. Glenn detention center.