Man arrested after hitting deer

Published 1:01 am Saturday, July 16, 2011

A Beaufort County patrol deputy attempted a traffic stop on Carolina Avenue at approximately 11:30 p.m. Thursday. The driver of the vehicle changed direction, ran a stop sign and sped away traveling south on U.S. Highway 17. The deputy notified communications that the driver was refusing to stop and pursued the vehicle.

John Michael Millaway

The driver continued on Highway 17 south into Craven County. The driver threw an item out of his vehicle window in Craven County then re-entered Beaufort County on the dirt portion of Haw Branch Road. The driver struck a deer on Gray Road and the vehicle was disabled. Deputies then took John Michael Millaway, 21, into custody without further incident.