Two suspects on the run in Aiken Co. identified

AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) – The suspects in Thursday night’s chase in Aiken have been identified.

Thursday night around 7:42 p.m., Aiken County deputies attempted to stop a vehicle in the parking lot of BI-LO on Jefferson Davis Highway.

During the stop, deputies confirmed that the vehicle, a 2009 Chevy Silverado, was stolen. The suspects then attempted to flee.

They’ve been identified as 30-year-old James Edward Brown and 30-year-old Ashley Leanne Trull.

During the ensuing chase, the suspects fired shots at pursuing deputies.

The chase ended when the suspects crashed through a fence on Atomic Road between Silverbluff Road and Pinelog Road, stopped the vehicle, and fled on foot.

Multiple agencies including the Aiken County Bloodhound team, Jackson PD, New Ellenton PD, Aiken Dept. of Public Safety, North Augusta Dept. of Public Safety, SC Highway Patrol and SLED assisted with the search.

Brown and Trull are wanted for three counts of Attempted Murder each.

Brown is also wanted for Failure to Stop for Blue Lights and Receiving Stolen Goods.

They are considered armed & dangerous.


AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) – The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is looking for two suspects after a car chase.

Dispatch tells us the chase started during a traffic stop at the BI-LO on Jefferson Davis Highway, near Sudlow Lake Road.

A man and a woman made to Silverbluff and Atomic Road where they got out of the car and ran away.

Shots were fired, but we aren’t sure whether the officers or suspects were shooting.

The suspects are still on the run.

 

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