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Thursday, September 27, 2018

Four-Year Sentence For High-Speed Chase Culprit

OCEAN CITY — A Georgetown, Del. man, arrested in August after first colliding with a vehicle on Coastal Highway before leading police on a high-speed chase through the midtown area, pleaded guilty last week and was sentenced to four years in jail.

Around 2:25 a.m. on Aug. 18, an Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officer on patrol in the area of 62nd Street observed two vehicles that had just been involved in a collision. Two occupants of the vehicle that had been struck were outside of their vehicle and were yelling at the driver of the other vehicle involved in the collision.

During the argument, the driver of the vehicle that caused the collision, later identified as Jeffrey Terkula, 30, fled southbound on Coastal Highway, driving over the median and going through a solid red traffic signal in the process. OCPD officers located Terkula’s vehicle in the southbound turn lane at 52nd Street and activated emergency lights in an attempt to stop him.



Anonymous said...

Do they have stupid video games to guide them?

Anonymous said...

I was never caught during either of the 4 high speed chases that I was a part of.Young people get scared and do stupid things.One does not even have to drive fast.They just have to know the roads.

Anonymous said...

Know the OC roads, side streets, alley ways and how one street does connect to another via parking lots. Many ways to get away.....

Begs the question - WHY are you running to begin with? What is SO bad that would require you to be chased? Nothing good comes with a car chase!

Anonymous said...

My question is why do we allow so many to tax dollars to be spend in investigations and trials when they just smack the wrists it give good behavior? Didn't they miss the up opportunity for the good behavior?