NEWBERRY — The four suspects from Tennesse were located at approximately 3:30 p.m. when a citizen saw them run through a field into a wooded area. Law enforcement officers quickly surrounded the area and the helicopter was able to track the suspects until they were taken into custody.
The suspects were taken into custody without incident. They will be transported to the Newberry County Sheriff’s Office pending further action.
Liam Lawler, Shelby Riley, Zack Blanchard, and Daniel Richards-Birchfield are the suspects of interest in a pursuit that ensued East bound I-26 into the City of Newberry and backed onto Highway 34 earlier this morning.
The Newberry County Sheriff’s Office realizes that these suspects are juveniles; however, in the name and interest of the safety of the public, they decided to release the photographs and names so that citizens could both protect themselves and contact law enforcement if the suspects were seen.