Tabor City man arrested in Kentucky, being transported back to NC

Brian Keith Nealey (Source: Tabor City Police)
Brian Keith Nealey (Source: Tabor City Police)

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Captain Dean Foley with the Tabor City Police Department is on his way back to the state from Kentucky with a prisoner.

According to officials, Brian Nealey was wanted on several charges in Tabor City and was recently arrested in Kentucky.

Police say a local bail bondsman was trying to take Nealey into custody in Columbus County when his mother ran over the man, allowing Nealey to escape.

Nealey's mother is not in custody but is expected to face charges as well.

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