Man arrested after trying to hit deputies with stolen vehicle, deputies say

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Published: Jun. 30, 2022 at 3:44 PM EDT
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GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - A man was arrested after he tried to hit deputies with a stolen vehicle, according to the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office.

According to deputies, the incident happened just after 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, when deputies noticed a stolen tag displayed on a Ford Mustang.

Deputies found the car at an address on Laurel Meadows Parkway.

They said a short time later 23-year-old Alik Mckelvey came outside and deputies attempted to arrest him. He was able to get in the vehicle to drive away and he almost hit multiple deputies, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

According to deputies, a brief pursuit started and during that time Mckelvey hit two civilian vehicles, but no injuries were reported.

Eventually, deputies said at Fork Shoals and Old Fork Shoals Road Mckelvey crashed his vehicle into a tree.

He then got out of the vehicle with a pistol in his hand, but dropped it.

At this time, deputies arrested him.

Mckelvey is facing the following charges: three counts of attempted murder, failure to stop for a blue light, possession with intent to distribute marijuana 3rd offense, possession of a stolen vehicle, unlawful carry of a pistol and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.