On May 14, 2022, Phillip Gregory Sloan got into a vehicle and drove away without the knowledge of the owner while in the parking lot of a business in the 300 block of Columbia Highway. The owner, who observed their vehicle leaving without their knowledge, requested a ride from a stranger and had the stranger follow their stolen vehicle while they called 911. Within minutes, officers were able to conduct a traffic stop on the victim’s vehicle and take Sloan into custody. There was no connection between Sloan and the owner of the vehicle.
Phillip Gregory Sloan, 30 years old, of Slocomb, was charged with Theft of Property First Degree. His bond was set at $30,000.00.