WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Officers with the Wilmington Police Department arrested a man shortly after midnight Sunday in connection to DWI.
According to police, officers in the area heard a crash near the intersection of 17th and Ann Streets.
Officers saw a vehicle backing up on Ann Street going towards South 18th Street, so they pulled the vehicle over.
Officials then determined the driver, Daniel Howard Temple, had hit two parked cars in the 1700 block of Ann Street, including a Leland Police cruiser.
Temple, 34, was charged with DWI and hit and run.
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Police say he suffered a stab wound to the upper part of his chest at around 10 a.m. and was later pronounced dead.