Chase ends with arrest, eight charges
Ike Satterfield was arrested early Saturday morning after trying to elude a checkpoint set up by the Vance County Sheriff’s Office and the Henderson Police Department.
Satterfield wound up getting caught after a chase estimated at less than two miles and is facing eight charges, including felony fleeing to elude arrest. Satterfield was jailed, with bond set at $40,000 secured. His Vance County District Court date is Dec. 2.
There were no injuries or property damage as a result of the incident, which happened just after 2 a.m. The chase lasted about three minutes.
According to Maj. Joseph Ferguson of the sheriff’s office, Satterfield is also facing charges of driving while license revoked, driving left of center, failure to stop at a stop sign, reckless driving, exceeding posted speed, assault with a deadly weapon on a government official and resisting a public officer.
Ferguson said Satterfield, 41, approached the checkpoint on Andrews Avenue near Shank Street, and before showing a license tried to escape. Ferguson said Satterfield nearly hit a deputy, resulting in the assault with a deadly weapon charge.
A sheriff’s deputy and a Henderson policeman gave chase, which ended on John Street.