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Teen Mom 2 star involved in wild DUI stop in North Myrtle Beach

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An MTV Teen Mom 2 star told North Myrtle Beach police on dashcam video obtained by WBTW that she and her new boyfriend were in a rush to get home to have sex when the car allegedly swerved and lead to the third DUI charge for her boyfriend.

The incident happened early Saturday morning in North Myrtle Beach when Jenelle Evans, 21, formerly of Brunswick County, was riding with Nathan J. Griffith, 25, of North Myrtle Beach.

A police motorcycle unit clocked Evans' 2007 Toyota, driven by Griffith, going 51 miles per hour in a 40 miles per hour zone. Police said Griffith was later seen swerving.

Griffith pulled over after a couple of blocks and ran, but was Tasered during the incident, police said.

He later vomited in the back of a police car, authorities said.

Evans, who was not charged with any crime, is heard on dashcam video trying to explain why Griffith was allegedly was swerving and speeding.

"Honestly, we were trying to have sex," Evans told police.

A police officer then asked, "That's why you guys were all over the road?"

"Yeah," replied Evans, who is still married to Courtland Rogers, but has had Griffith as her boyfriend for several weeks.

Later, Evans clarified that the couple was in a hurry to get home to have sex, but not actually having it in the car. 

"Well, that's not very good," the policeman said.

 When police were questioning Evans she seemed to slur her speech and said that she did not know how much she had to drink that evening, which included a trip to Molly Darcy's Bar on the Beach.

Evans did say that they had 2 drinks and 2 shots.

A couple of minutes later Evans said she had "a shot, maybe two, maybe three."

The officer asked Evans if she was going to be on MTV and she replied, "Yes, unfortunately," while laughing.

Evans also later confirmed that she had moved to North Myrtle Beach from Wilmington. However on Tuesday, she tweeted that she might be moving from the area because of what she calls police harassment.

"Now, since I have to be harassed by the police here, going to move once again. WTF," Evans posted on her Twitter account.

The DUI incident began when police said Griffith was speeding on U.S. 17 near 25th Ave. South. The officer followed the Toyota which turned on Belle Park.

The driver pulled into a driveway at 800 Dargan Street and then immediately ran from the car, police said.

Eventually police caught up and threw Griffith on the ground and handcuffed him, but he was Tasered during the incident, police said.

Later, Griffith was put in the back seat of a police car and "the subject vomited in the rear seat" of a patrol car, police said.

Police searched the Toyota and said they found 12 white pills, but they were later determined not to be narcotics, police said.

Griffith was charged with resisting arrest, speeding in a reduced speed zone, driving on wrong side of road, disobeying a police officer, driving under suspension, license not suspended for DUI - third or sub. Offense and driving under the influence - third offense.

Griffith was held in J. Reuben Long Detention Center on a $5,000 bond. Evans bailed Griffith out of jail, Radar Online reported.

Evans and Griffith have been seeing each other for the past three months, despite the fact that she is still married to Courtland Rogers.

Griffith was a professional fighter before working at the Wyndham Hotel in Myrtle Beach.

But recently, he has been accepted to start fighting in the Mix Martial Arts league, according to Tweets from Evans.

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