NC diesel fuel heist ends in police chase, man arrested

ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — A Burlington man is in the Alamance County Detention Center after a police chase, according to the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office.

On Saturday, deputies came to a construction site on North Jim Minor Road after getting reports of someone stealing diesel fuel.

Investigators identified Jeffrey Andrew Spears, 44, as a suspect. Officials said Spears was driving a white Ford diesel truck with fake tags, deputies later discovered that the truck had been reported as stolen in Graham.