Missing attorney found in Wilmington

Reported by Max Winitz - bio|email
Posted by Heather Setzler - bio|email

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - A Johnston County attorney, missing for nearly a month, has been found in Wilmington.

Chad Lee, a Smithfield attorney, was first reported missing earlier this week, even though he's been gone for almost a month.

According to the Johnston County Sheriff's Office, Lee was found at a motel on Market Street.

Lee is currently awaiting trial on several felony obstructing justice charges related to a scheme to illegally dismiss drunk driving cases.

Lee will not face any charges for coming to Wilmington. He has been awaiting trial and has been out on bond.

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