Suspect eludes chasing deputies

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By The Staff

A driver failed to stop for two Chesterfield Sheriff Office deputies on Sept. 9, leading them on a chase that ended up in the yard of a house on Old Sutton Road. 

The driver, Bennie Earvain Smith Jr., 28, of Chesterfield fled on foot, according to a sheriff’s office report. A deputy chased him and caught him.

Smith broke free and a deputy fired his Taser at Smith, which was ineffective, according to the report. 

Smith ran into the trees off North Hickory Street and deputies were unable to find him. 

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