Man Wanted in Chase That Ended With SUV Crashing Into House Turns Self In

SUV Crashes Into Burlington House

BURLINGTON, N.C. -- Burlington and Reidsville Police departments say the man who led them on a chase and then crashed the SUV he was driving into a house Friday night is in jail. 

The incident started, Friday night around 10:06pm, when Reidsville Police tried to pull a gray Chevy Tahoe over on NC Highway 87 north. Investigators say the car matched a description of a stolen car reported to the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office. 

Burlington Police say Reidsville officers continued to chase the Tahoe into Burlington. Officers say it ran off the road and drove through a bedroom of a home on Kent Street, and proceeded to hit a storage building on Hatch Street. 

The driver, identified by police as 30-year-old Donald L. Gorham Jr., turned himself in Monday to Reidsville police. Gorham is charged with felonious fleeing to elude arrest with motor vehicle, reckless driving to endanger, ficitious registration, and hit and run resulting in property damage. 

He was booked into the Rockingham County Jail under a $125,000 secured bond.

Four people were in the house at the time. Thankfully no one was hurt. 

 

 

If you have any information, call Alamance County Crimestoppers at 336-229-7100.

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