ASHEVILLE - A Knoxville man is facing multiple charges after leading authorities on a high-speed chase of about 27 miles Wednesday morning on Interstate 40.
The chase started in Haywood County near mile marker 32 on I-40 when a trooper with the N.C. Highway Patrol tried to pull over Bill Wayne Brock. The 62-year-old Knoxville man was driving a 2012 Nissan Altima that had been reported stolen.
Brock reached speeds of 120 mph while fleeing police, according to an arrest warrant.
Authorities deployed tire-deflating devices near mile marker 52 in Buncombe County, Trooper Gene Williamson said. The vehicle stopped around mile marker 59 on I-40.
Brock was charged with flee/elude arrest with a motor vehicle and possession of a stolen vehicle. He was also cited for resisting public officers, possession of drug paraphernalia, reckless driving to endanger, possession of stolen property and driving without an operator's license.
His bond was set at $14,000.
Williamson said there was no one was injured during the chase.