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Authorities Apprehend Suspect in Stolen Vehicle Chase

Colby Derrick Bean

At approximately 5:15pm, Tuesday, June 7, 2022 employees at Lowe’s Home Improvement of Sylva reported to the Jackson County Emergency Management 911 Center they had observed a person matching the description of the suspect from the stolen vehicle chase and foot pursuit earlier in the day on Tuesday pushing a bicycle through the Lowe’s Store parking area.

Nearby deputies responded and confronted the suspect taking him into custody without incident in the parking lot of United Community Bank beside of Lowe’s Home Improvement. 

Colby Derrick Bean, age 29, of 19 N Ann Street, Asheville, NC is custody at the Jackson County Detention Center under a $30,000 secured bond charged with Possession of Stolen Motor Vehicle; Felony Speed to Elude Arrest; Resist, Obstruct, and Delay a Law Enforcement Officer, Larceny of a Financial (Bank) Card; Possession of Stolen Goods; and Larceny from Outside of a Residence.

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