Posted by Debra Worley - email
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - An accused criminal is off the streets after he was arrested ruing a routine traffic stop.
21-year-old Kylen Duane Padgett Jr. was arrested Monday night on Dawson Street.
A Wilmington Police Officer was conducting a routine traffic stop when he recognized Padgett from New Hanover County's Most Wanted list.
Padgett has been wanted for six months. He is facing a total of 99 charges, including 11 outstanding warrants for breaking into vehicles in Wilmington and New Hanover County.
Padgett is being held at the New Hanover County Jail under a $300,000 secured bond.