Tortoise found after low speed chase

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, N.C. —Cpl. Brad Jones and Animal Control Officer Wesley Roach were able to locate and reunite “Abraham” the tortoise back with his owner, Crystal Rodriguez.

“Abraham” is over 20 years old, but was still able travel almost 5 miles from W. Main Forest City before being found grazing in a pasture off Poors Ford Road.

David Wheeler for NC Senate District 47