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Bladen Co. deputies help arrest of Michigan fugitives


BLADEN COUNTY, NC (NEWS RELEASE) -- A telephone call from the US Marshal’s Office resulted in the arrest of a couple on the run from law enforcement in Michigan.

Tracy Dean McDonald, 45, was wanted in Michigan for failing to register as a sex offender and also by the Antrim County Sheriff’s Office for larceny warrants.

The information given was that Mcdonald and Joyce Carroll Jannereth, 45, were in the Ammon area driving a Gray GMC Yukon.

The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office helicopter and investigators went to the area and around 4:30 pm Tuesday afternoon located the vehicle on Old Fayetteville Rd. near NC 242.

Patrol Deputies were on the way to Ammon when the suspects left the area traveling toward Elizabethtown on NC 242. When patrol deputies attempted to stop the GMC Yukon, a vehicle chase began. The suspects were taken into custody after they attempted to drive across a field near Lula Long Rd. The vehicle chase covered about 4 miles.

The Sheriff’s Office helicopter was instrumental in keeping a visual on the suspect vehicle throughout the incident and communicating with pursuing deputies.

The GMC Yukon had been reported stolen out of Michigan and is currently being stored at Bladen County Operations.

McDonald was charged with being a fugitive from Michigan, Felony Fleeing to Elude Arrest, Possession of a Stolen Vehicle, and numerous traffic violations. He is currently in the Bladen County Jail under a $1,011,000 secured bond.

Jannereth was charged with Harboring a Fugitive and Possession of a Stolen Vehicle. She is currently in the Bladen County Jail under a $50,000 secured bond.

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we do not really want them

we do not really want them back in our great state, but they have been wanted for 2 1/2 years. they are both worthless scum, that should pay for their crimes and the families that they have hurt. plus she is wanted by Michigan friend of the court, for non-payment of child support of over $10,000.OO.

ok I understand how you all

ok I understand how you all feel but just please keep in mind they do still have family. and I am only speaking for joyce as she is my mother. I understand what she has done is completely wrong but I cant stress it enough my family and I are really hurt by all this as it is. thank ya very much

and I will apologize for anyone and everyone that my mother has hurt I am really sorry

Glad to get rid of them. but

Glad to get rid of them. but why would Michigan want a pervert, and a thief ? Seems they would be glad to get rid of them.

No buts

Let Michigan incarcerate them, not us.
Thats why !!!!


Good job

Bladen County deputies and US Marshall's.