Crime, Police, Washington County

Sheriff’s Office seeks public help in locating suspect wanted on litany of charges

Michael Scroggins booking photo courtesy Washington County Sheriff's Office.

The Washington County Sheriff's Office is seeking public help in locating an alleged hit-and-run driver and auto thief involved in a crash north of Cornelius on NW Susbauer Road and NW Long Road.

According to a press release from the Washington County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a traffic crash on Tuesday, April 6 at 8:30 p.m. on NW Susbauer Road and NW Long Road, a rural area north of Cornelius and east of Verboort.

At least one person was injured in the crash. Upon arriving to the scene, deputies learned that one of the drivers — identified as 29-year-old Corey Michael Scroggins by the sheriff's office — involved had fled the scene.

Minutes later, a nearby resident dialed 911 to report . . .

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