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Deputies: NC man arrested after domestic incident, chase, assault on deputies

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Jason Stamey. (Source: MCSO) Jason Stamey. (Source: MCSO)
MACON, NC (FOX Carolina) -

A North Carolina man was arrested after assaulting several deputies following a domestic call and chase on Sunday, per the Macon County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies were responding to a serious domestic incident when they say the suspect, 33-year-old Jason Stamey, was spotted driving away from the area. They said Stamey refused to stop for deputies and made several attempts to wreck the pursing deputies while throwing items out of his vehicle.

Deputies say Stamey eventually stopped his vehicle but continued to flee on foot and struggled with them. They said he committed several assaults on the deputies and even broke one of the deputy's hands in the struggle before he was arrested. That deputy will miss several weeks of work, but is expected to make a full recovery.

Stamey was charged with the following:

  • assault on female
  • felony assault by strangulation
  • PWIMSD schedule II controlled substance
  • maintain place controlled substance
  • possess drug paraphernalia
  • flee/elude arrest with motor vehicle
  • reckless driving wanton disregard
  • felony assault law enforcement officer serious injury
  • 4 counts of assault with deadly weapon of government official
  • injury to personal property
  • 2 counts driving wrong way on dual lane
  • 4 counts resisting public officer
  • littering not greater than 15 lbs

His bond is set at $500,000.

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