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Ya Chue Thor
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Man Arrested Following Reported Chase With Police

41-year-old Ya Chue Thor of Rainhill Church Road in Morganton was arrested Thursday (November 17) by Morganton Public Safety Officers. He’s charged with felony flee to elude arrest with a motor vehicle. Thor is also charged with driving while license revoked, failure to maintain lane control, and expired registration card or tag.

At approximately 2:30 a.m. Thursday, a Public Safety Officer conducted a traffic stop on a 2001 Honda Civic with an expired registration plate. According to police reports, following a chase of approximately ten miles, Ya Chue Thor was taken into custody.

Thor was arrested on Rainhill Church Road and was incarcerated in the Burke County Jail under $5,000 secured bond. He remained in jail as of earlier today (November 18). A District Court appearance was scheduled Thursday.